The mergers and acquisitions market is changing rapidly as dealmakers increasingly operate in an era of big data. Technological advancements such as online data rooms, corporate search services, information databases and advanced analytics have increased the speed and efficiency in which deals are done. Some experts suggest that the widening use of analytics, in particular, is helping dealmakers make better decisions, enabling more deals to succeed despite elevated valuations. This webcast will demonstrate how technology is transforming the market, the risks presented by these technological advancements, and how dealmakers can use technology and analytics to get deals done.
Griff is a Principal focused on strategic technology initiatives, and he is currently the product manager of Hamilton Lane’s front office analytics platform, Cobalt.
Prior to managing Cobalt, as a senior member of Hamilton Lane’s Research team, he was responsible for leveraging data to assess market trends and advise clients on investment and portfolio construction strategy. Prior to Hamilton Lane, Griff worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Strategic Capital group. He began his career as a management consultant with Pace Harmon, where he focused on providing M&A and transaction support to Fortune 500, middle market, and financial sponsor clients.
Griff received an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.