Senior Managing Director, Tech Investment Banking
Nathan Laverriere is a Senior Managing Director of Tech Investment Banking at SVB Securities. In this role, he supports the firm’s technology investment banking strategy and initiatives and leads the Education Technology & Services practice. With over 15 years of experience, he has built extensive relationships across the technology sector and with financial sponsors and has proven expertise in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance and equity capital markets. Nathan recently advised Blackstone (NYSE: BX) on its significant investment in Renaissance and Evergreen Coast Capital on its acquisition of DreamBox Learning.
Nathan joined the firm in 2021 from UBS where he was a Managing Director focused on advising technology companies, in particular leading its EdTech practice. While at UBS, he worked on many key transactions including, but not limited to, the sale of Ellucian to Blackstone and Vista Equity; the investment in EAB by BC Partners; the sale of Nearpod to Renaissance Learning; the sale of Turnitin to Advance; the sale of PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin to Onex; the sale of Frontline Education to Thoma Bravo; the IPOs of Coursera, KnowBe4 and PowerSchool and the financings of Anthology and Liaison. Previously, he worked at a technology start-up after acting as a Senior Vice President of Technology Mergers and Acquisitions for Jefferies.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College.