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Our Clients

have often told us what a refreshing experience they have had in working with our m&a firm. We speak the language and have a thorough understanding of the Internet, Software, SaaS/Cloud and other technology business sectors. In fact, all of our advisors have owned and operated successful technology properties. This level of expertise allows us to understand our clients’ businesses and to effectively communicate to buyers the various selling and growth points.

Professionalism

and integrity are simple baselines that are expected by clients throughout the mergers & acquisitions industry. It quickly becomes clear to our clients that our m&a advisory services are based solely on what is best for them and not what would benefit the firm’s bottom line. We have created a practice built on understanding our clients personal objectives and needs while guiding them through this intensive and sometimes emotional process.

Michael Gravel

Michael is founder and managing director of iMerge Advisors who brings over 20  years of senior level executive operations, fund raising, private equity, venture capital, M&A and investment banking experience within the technology sector.  Prior to the founding of iMerge, Michael spent ten years in senior executive positions for financial software technology firms such as Bankers Systems (Acquired by Wolters Kluwer) Sungard International, PCi Corporation (Acquired by Wolters Kluwer) and Logica (Acquired by CGI).  In addition, as an executive with these companies, he managed and integrated several acquisitions.
At iMerge, Over the past 18 years Michael has successfully executed over 50 transactions with a total value exceeding $500 million dollars.  Further, he is actively involved in numerous charities including Big Brother/Big Sister, in which he received the organizations highest award, Big Brother of the Year.

Michael holds a BA in Psychology and Finance from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Todd Lorbach

Todd Lorbach is a managing director with iMerge Advisors and brings significant transaction expertise with twenty years of experience in software, private equity, negotiation and international strategies.  Prior to iMerge Advisors, Mr. Lorbach spent eight years as the senior international sales and operations executive for Datastream Systems, an EAM software firm. In this capacity, he established offices in London, Sydney, and Monterrey and formed strategic partnerships with eighteen international distributors.  He also lived in London, Rotterdam, Munich, and Singapore for five years as Datastream acquired four international competitors and an Australian distributor with funds from an initial public offering (Nasdaq: DSTM; acquired by Infor) and secondary offering.

In addition, he provided funding for seven start-up ventures; advised an investment fund from concept creation through the acquisition of five assets; executed eighteen sell-side transactions for a Morgan Stanley portfolio. Further, he funded a research organization that developed award-winning wellness programs for underprivileged seniors.  Todd holds a BA in Finance & Accounting from Clemson University.

Nate Clement

Before joining iMerge Advisors, Nate Clement worked as a financial analyst covering large and small-cap public equities in software, communications, and oil services sectors for the investment division of a Fortune 500 insurance company. Prior to that he worked with startup internet company LatPro.com, a niche job board for bilingual MBA’s, and as an international project manager for a top 100 growth NASDAQ software and services company. He also acquired, started, restructured and managed several software and service companies across Asia. In addition to being a former Smokejumper with the US Forest Service, he is currently an avid sailor, runner, and competitive rower around the Pacific Northwest. Nate holds a BA in Political Science from Carleton College and a MBA from Darla Moore School of Business.

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