SVB Securities’ technology investment banking team covers multiple sub-sectors from commerce enablement to education & industrial technology, fintech and enterprise software.
Secular shifts are driving transformative changes at enterprises of all industries and sizes, including evolving commercial models, shifts to cloud infrastructure, changing work environments, and ubiquitous cybersecurity threats. Consequently, enterprises have been forced to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives.
Our enterprise software expertise is underpinned by extensive experience across both Infrastructure and Application Software. Within Infrastructure Software, we focus on areas such as Cybersecurity, DevOps, and Data Management. Our Application Software efforts span a broad range of horizontal and vertical companies, including those in Human Capital Management (HCM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Financial Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and numerous other areas.
Consumer Internet, Commerce Enablement & Marketing Software
The Internet has allowed for the disintermediation of everything, shifting power to “always-on” consumers and organizations with differentiated consumer value propositions. Internet trends continue to influence all aspects of the customer experience and allow disruptive models to evolve, especially across commerce and marketing. Businesses serving this ecosystem have incredible multiplier effects throughout the economy and society.
Our team takes a multi-disciplinary approach to develop a differentiated understanding of this rapidly evolving landscape, integrating insights from our deep experience with both consumer and enterprise business models. From Software-as-a-Service to digital marketplaces and direct-to-consumer brands, from emerging leaders to platform players, our team delivers the expertise and advice required to drive optimal outcomes for our clients.
Once trailing in the adoption of technology, Education is being rapidly disrupted. COVID has only exacerbated the demand for innovative approaches to learning, more efficient solutions for budget and cost pressures, and more equitable delivery of services. Learning is no longer confined to a school or university – it is fast becoming increasingly ubiquitous, continuous, and often consumer driven.
Our EdTech team is focused on understanding the technological evolution and disruption that is happening across K12, HigherEd and Corporate Learning. Schools, colleges, corporations, and governments are increasingly adopting solutions to increase efficiency, improve learning outcomes for student success and wellbeing and to better serve their constituents. We are a leading advisor to EdTech clients, having worked on many marquee transactions across the landscape.
Digital Infrastructure & Tech-Enabled Services
Growth in technology, explosion in data, adoption of the cloud and competitive pressures have fueled digital transformation across the economy. In addition, IT departments are overburdened trying to keep up with all these new technologies and are increasingly looking for partners to help them successfully implement and manage new solutions to improve business outcomes while reducing costs. Clients and investors appreciate our perspectives as they negotiate these challenges.
Our Digital Infrastructure & Tech-Enabled Services’ expertise covers a broad range of sub-sectors including Cloud and Data Center Services, Digital Transformation, Fiber, IT Services, Managed Services, Managed Security and Value-Added Resellers. We are leading advisor to these types of companies having worked on many of the marquee transactions across the landscape.
Every industrial sector is being disrupted and redefined by digital transformation to confront unprecedented product complexity, explosion in demand for energy, increasingly intricate global supply chains, worker skills shortages and climate change.
Our Industrial Tech expertise spans a wide range of sub-sectors and business models, including Industrial ERP, Manufacturing Optimization, System Design, Simulation and PLM, Digital Twin, Industrial IoT, AI and Data Analytics, Construction, Oil & Gas, Energy and Utilities, Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Software.
Financial services are in the midst of a unique mega-trend of disintermediation, emerging competition, new technology and fresh thinking. Every aspect of the $22T global TAM of financial services is in-play for disruption, which has led to an unprecedented level of new business formation and capital raised by companies and allocated by investors. Despite that, relative to the size of the opportunity, disruption is still in its infancy and expected to increase further for years to come.
Our FinTech team differentiates itself with a uniquely in-depth understanding of the trends and developments of the industry. Our deep sub-sector focus areas include Digital Banking, Digital Lending & LendingTech, Financial Infrastructure and Software, Wealth Management, Blockchain & Crypto, Personal Financial Management and Marketplace Platforms, SMB & B2B offerings, Capital Markets, InsurTech and PropTech.
Source for 22T Financial Services TAM:
The Business Research Company