Abe Garver, a FOCUS Managing Director, has over 20-years professional experience in M&A investment banking and management consulting. Over the course of his career, he has worked on sell-, buy- and capital-raise assignments for over 50 public, private and Inc. 500 fastest-growing companies.
Recent M&A assignments have included cross border work for an U.K./India headquartered seller, an asset portfolio review for a Top-10 Internet retailer, followed by a divestiture of five (5) e-commerce businesses to three (3) strategic buyers, as well as both buy- and sell-side work, for Inc. 500 fastest-growing SaaS businesses.
Mr. Garver is an M&A industry thought-leader appearing on Bloomberg, Fox Business and at NASDAQ. He has published over 110 articles in FORBES, Seeking Alpha, Yahoo! Finance and other media outlets. His previous employers include Merrill Lynch’s M&A Technology Group, and Ernst & Young’s Business Valuation Group.
Mr. Garver holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, and Master’s Degree in Finance from the Manderson Graduate School. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63) and a Limited Representative – Investment Banking (Series 79).
In addition to his professional pursuits, Mr. Garver is a member of The University Club of New York and Governor (Emeritus) of the University of Southern California Alumni Association.
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