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.


Marcie Vu

Marcie joined Qatalyst in May 2013 and is co-Head of its Consumer Technology Group. Prior to Qatalyst, Marcie was Head of Consumer Internet Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley.

Marcie has 19 years of investment banking experience at Qatalyst, Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers advising internet, mobile, software and telecommunications clients on transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $100 billion. She has advised on the IPOs of, Facebook, Google, Green Dot, LinkedIn, Pandora, Yandex and Zynga, among others. Ms. Vu's M&A experience includes advising Admob on its sale to Google, Amazon on its acquisition of Quidsi, CNET on its sale to CBS, Ebates on its sale to Rakuten, eBay on its acquisitions of Gmarket and, Elance on its merger with oDesk, Electronic Arts on its acquisition of JAMDAT Mobile, Expedia on its sale to IAC, Flurry on its sale to Yahoo!, Glassdoor on its sale to Recruit, LinkedIn on its sale to Microsoft, MyFitnessPal on its sale to UnderArmour, OpenTable on its sale to Priceline, Orbitz on its sale to Expedia, Shipt on its sale to Target, Tellme on its sale to Microsoft, and Zappos on its sale to Amazon. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2002, she worked at Yahoo! for two years in mobile and instant messenger product management. In 2010, Ms. Vu was featured in Investment Dealers' Digest's "Forty Under 40: Dealmaking, The Next Generation."

Marcie is originally from Fairfax, Virginia and received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.