Garrett Baker Named Top 40 Under 40 Dealmaker by M&A Advisor

NEW YORK — May 1, 2014 — Waller Capital, a leading independent investment bank and advisory firm focused on the telecommunications, media and technology sectors, today announced that its President, Garrett Baker, has been named to M&A Advisor’s List of 40 Under 40 Top Dealmakers.

The list features the 40 most influential and accomplished dealmakers under the age of 40 from among private equity & hedge fund investors, investment bankers and corporate executives across all industries.  The entire list can be viewed here. Mr. Baker and the other award recipients will be officially recognized at an Awards Gala hosted by M&A Advisor on June 24th at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.

“I am honored to be named alongside such a successful, talented group of peers, including respected competitors and clients.” said Mr. Baker.  “This is yet another acknowledgment of the recent growth and success of Waller Capital. After several years of aggressive expansion, we are regularly ranked among the most active M&A advisors across TMT and have completed more 40 deals in the past 3 years, including 7 in the first 4 months of 2014. Our recent success and recognition underscores that unconflicted advice from an  independent investment bank is valued more than ever by our clients.”

Garrett Baker initiates and executes M&A transactions for cable and telecom clients, leads Waller Capital’s cable coverage, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm. He has served as President of Waller since 2009 and is a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization). He was previously named a “Top 50 Dealmaker” in North America by Global M&A Network, a “40-under-40″ top executive in the cable & media industries by MultiChannel News, and recently won “TMT Deal of the Year (over $500mm)” for his work selling Wave Broadband to Oak Hill Capital and GI Partners. He has personally initiated and led more than 60 M&A transactions in the past 10 years.

About Waller Capital
Founded three decades ago, Waller Capital is a leading independent investment bank and advisory Firm focused on the telecommunications, media and technology sectors. Waller Capital provides its clients with wide-ranging industry expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private placements, restructurings and valuation services. Waller Capital’s experienced professionals maintain deep relationships at every level of its core industries and provide the Firm’s clients with independent, unbiased advice. For more information, visit www.wallercapital.com.

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