Senior Managing Director, Tech Investment Banking
Robert Jackman is a Senior Managing Director of Tech Investment Banking at SVB Securities and is responsible for origination and execution of transactions in the technology sector. He has over 20 years of investment banking experience primarily in the software space and has advised on more than 100 completed transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings, spinoffs, and leveraged recapitalizations.
Robert joined the firm in 2021 from UBS where he was a Managing Director in the TMT group . Prior to UBS, Robert helped manage the portfolio of private investments for CYMI, the Mathile family office, and served as an operating executive and CEO of a portfolio company. Previously, he was with Jefferies & Company for over a decade and served as co-head of the TMT mergers and acquisition group. Prior to Jefferies, he was at a predecessor firm, Broadview Associates, that was acquired by Jefferies in 2003. Robert began his career as an M&A lawyer at Sullivan and Cromwell.
He recently advised Noregon Systems on its sale to The Hearst Corporation and PassFort Limited on its sale to Moody’s. Other transactions include advising Insight Partners on their sale of Fenergo, Vista Private Equity on its sale of Regulatory Data Corp to Moodys and Ontario Teachers on its investments in Sovos and Mitratech as well as Marlin Technology Corp and KINS on their recent IPOs. He has sold business to and advised some of the most important strategics in the technology sector including IBM, Roper Industries, Amdocs, Oracle, AT&T, Microsoft, HP and Nokia as well as many of the key private equity investors.
He holds a BA from the University of Southern California, a JD from Columbia Law School and Masters Degrees from the University of Kentucky and Yale Law School.