Why FT Partners?
At FT Partners, our clients always come first. By putting our clients first, we ensure that we meet and exceed their expectations and deliver world-class strategic advice and flawless execution. Additionally, FT Partners brings a unique set of qualifications that make us a leader in strategic advisory and financial services. Some of our qualifications are summarized below:
- FT Partners Consistently Recognized by Industry Professionals
FT Partners is consistently ranked atop its peers and has earned the prestigious honor of being named "Investment Bank of the Year" in both 2004 and 2006. Our Founder and Managing Partner, Steve McLaughlin, was most recently named "Dealmaker of the Year" in 2007 and "Financing Professional of the Year." Mr. McLaughlin was twice recognized by Institutional Investor as among the top bankers on wired wall street. Clients continue to put their faith, trust, and shareholder value into the hands of FT Partners because they know we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding their objectives.
- Financial Technology Sector Experience
FT Partners is the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on serving the unique needs of CEOs in the financial technology industry. Clients want experts who understand the financial technology industry, its trends and challenges. Our relentless focus on financial technology allows us to relate these dynamics to meet the specific needs of our clients in a way no other investment bank can.
- Execution Experience and Excellence
FT Partners' senior investment banking professionals come with years of significant transaction experience from Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Banc of America Securities, where they were leaders in their respective areas. FT Partners has executed some of the largest and most prominent transactions in the financial technology sector. Our senior professionals come with deep transaction experience, having executed some of the world's most complex M&A and financing transactions, delivering unmatched execution capabilities to our clients.
- Deep Knowledge Capital and Relationships with Large and Mid-Sized Financial Institutions and Financial Technology Companies on a Global Basis
FT Partners' senior investment banking professionals bring a wealth of relevant relationships within the financial services and financial technology industry globally. We believe our senior level access to strategic partners and capital sources is unmatched and critical to our clients' success.
- Client Focus and Integrity
Our clients' interests always come first. Our unrelenting integrity and client commitment is paramount to our success and permeates absolutely everything we do. We are dedicated to building lasting, long-term relationships with our clients.
- Unique Competitive Advantage: Senior Level Dedication
We are able to commit our most senior resources to clients and their respective transactions from beginning to end. Thus, unlike larger investment banks, we provide clients with a true partnership regarding their most mission critical strategic decisions.
- Proven Success in Competition with Multiple Bulge Bracket and Technology Boutique Investment Banking Firms
FT Partners continues to win multiple key M&A and financing mandates in the financial technology sector, despite fierce competition for the assignments from much larger bulge bracket institutions, and has won numerous M&A mandates competing with nationally recognized technology boutiques.