Ravi Bhagavan has more than eighteen years of experience working with companies through mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private equity and debt financings, and strategic partnerships in the technology and telecommunications industries. He brings strong domain knowledge and over $6 billion value of transaction experience in cloud and SaaS, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, IT consulting, managed services, and telecom network services.
Mr. Bhagavan was previously a managing director at Bowstring Advisors (CHILDS Advisory Partners), where he advised middle-market technology companies on the sale of their businesses. Before that, he was a managing director at Headwaters MB (now Capstone Headwaters), where he led the Tech-Enabled Services practice, driving M&A and capital-raising transactions in the middle market. Prior to that, he was a managing director at an investment banking firm in New Jersey leveraging crowdfunding technology in equity private placement transactions. Previously, he advised on cross-border buy- and sell-side transactions and capital raising deals across North America, Asia, and Europe at Galileo Global Advisors in New York. He also led corporate development at a telecom company in New Jersey, executing M&A deals and joint venture partnerships internationally. He started his financial services career at Goldman Sachs in New York, supporting bond issuance for large institutions in the United States.