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.


Dennis Ding

Dennis joined Qatalyst in May 2015. He was previously with Deutsche Bank in its Technology, Media and Telecom Group in San Francisco. While at Qatalyst, Dennis advised Qualtrics on its $8.0B sale to SAP, CA on its $18.9B sale to Broadcom, Microsemi on its $10.2B sale to Microchip, Linear Technology on its $16.2B sale to Analog Devices, and QLogic’s on its $1.4B sale to Cavium. Dennis’ transaction experience prior to Qatalyst includes Alibaba’s $25B initial public offering, SunEdison’s separation of SunEdison Semiconductor and Qualcomm’s $2.5B acquisition of CSR.

Dennis is originally from Beijing, China. He graduated summa cum laude from Santa Clara University, where he received a B.Sc. in Finance from the Leavey School of Business, and a B.S. in Mathematics.