The Qatalyst Team

atalyst's advisors combine an extensive network of relationships with deep industry knowledge and seasoned transaction expertise to deliver a superior, senior level of service for clients who value experience, judgment, candor and insight. In addition to merger and acquisition advice, Qatalyst Partners employs its team's extensive corporate finance and capital markets experience to advise companies on capital structure and capital raising alternatives, and selectively raises private capital for clients.

 

Jonathan Turner

Jonathan is a co-founder of Qatalyst and currently serves as a senior advisor to the firm. Previously, he held the title of Co-President, overseeing the consumer technology and software sectors. Jonathan has over 20 years of investment banking experience, including at Credit Suisse, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Citibank. Prior to founding Qatalyst, Jonathan was Global Head of Credit Suisse's Internet banking group and Vice President, Corporate Development, for QuinStreet, the leader in online vertical marketing and media. At Qatalyst, Jonathan advised AKQA on its sale to WPP, Ancestry.com on its sale to Permira, AppLovin on its pending sale to Orient Hontai Capital, Autonomy on its sale to HP, Bain Capital on its acquisition of BMC, BigFish on its sale to Churchill Downs, Brocade on its restructured acquisition of Foundry, Comcast on its investment in Arris, Data Domain on its sale to EMC, Datalogix on its sale to Oracle, Dropcam on its sale to Nest/Google, eBay on its acquisition of Braintree and various other assignments, including the sale of eBay Enterprise to Sterling Partners and Permira, Elance on its merger with oDesk, Everyday Health on its sale to Ziff Davis, Flurry on its sale to Yahoo!, GaiKai on its sale to Sony, GoDaddy on its majority investment by KKR, Silverlake and TCV, HomeAway on its sale to Expedia, Kosmix on its sale to Wal-mart, Lifesize on its sale to Logitech, LinkedIn on its sale to Microsoft, MoPub on its sale to Twitter, MediaMind on its sale to DG Fast Channel, Motorola Mobility on its sale to Google, MyFitnessPal on its sale to UnderArmour, OpenTable on its sale to Priceline, Orbitz on its sale to Expedia, Overdrive on its sale to Rakuten, Palm on its sale to HP, PopCap Games on its sale to Electronic Arts, Riot Games on its sale to Tencent, Skyscanner on its sale to Ctrip, Sony on the divestiture of its Gracenote division to Tribune, Tumblr on its sale to Yahoo!, Twitch on its sale to Amazon.com, Xoom on its sale to PayPal and Zong on its sale to eBay. Prior to Qatalyst, Jonathan advised companies such as Accenture, Baidu, Dell, HP, Omniture, Priceline, Synopsys, Ticketmaster, VERITAS and Yahoo!

Jonathan is originally from London, England and was awarded a BA with First Class Honors in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Oxford University, England, with a tutorial prize in Economics.