Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips

About Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips

We are investment bankers for technology, media and marketing companies. For nearly three decades we have helped our clients unlock billions of dollars in value through M&A.

Our bankers have decades of experience as operators in the industries we serve. This allows us to provide investment banking services that go beyond just the transaction. An effective M&A strategy requires more than manipulating spreadsheets. We partner with our clients to strategically position their companies for successful financial and personal outcomes.

Over 23 years, clients have included Advance Publications/Condé Nast, Deutsche Börse Group, Elsevier, Hachette, JP Morgan Partners, Microsoft, The New York Times, Time Inc., TPG and Wasserstein & Co., among others. The firm is the TMT practice co-head and industry specialist in Oaklins, the world’s largest and most successful M&A advisory organization in the mid-market, with over 850 investment banking professionals in 45 countries.

At Oaklins, we are passionate about M&A. It’s what we do, every day. We give nothing but our very best to do justice to the extraordinary effort our clients put into their businesses. Our partnership with our clients works because we both believe in never settling until we deliver excellence. Coming from every corner of the world and with a diverse range of backgrounds, together we are one global team. The world’s most experienced advisor on mid-market deals.

Our Core Values:
Be Optimistic
Get Results
Take Charge
Exhibit EQ
Be Curious
Do The Right Thing

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Analyst (Investment Banking)

June 2018 - August 2018 New York City, NY
“It is a small bank so I got to work on a lot of deals and interface with clients. I learned a lot and I think it is a great place to enter into the industry. The work-life balance was also really nice.”
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