Mr. Ager brings more than 25 years of investment banking experience to his client engagements with a primary focus on SaaS & Enterprise Application Software.
Prior to Signal Hill, Mr. Ager was a Partner at Updata Advisors, joining the firm in 2005. Before joining Updata, Mr. Ager was the senior East Coast Technology Investment Banker at Wachovia Securities, Managing Director and Head of East Coast Software. Earlier, Mr. Ager spent ten years in Silicon Valley in various roles including as a principal in investment banking at Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, as well as roles of increasing responsibility with the Business Services Investment Banking Group at Montgomery Securities and the Technology Investment Banking Groups at Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Ager began his career with the mergers and acquisitions group at Morgan Grenfell in New York.
Mr. Ager received an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University.
Notable Clients & Transactions: The sale of ShipXpress to GE Transportation; the sale of a minority stake in Panopto to Sterling Partners' Education Opportunity Fund; the sale of PNMsoft to Genpact; the sale of InfoSnap to PowerSchool, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners; the sale of Loftware to Riverside Partners; the minority recap of Prometheus Group by TA Associates; the recap of VideoBlocks by Updata Partners; the sale of MCA Solutions to Servigistics; the acquisition of TrueCommerce by HighJump; the acquisition of QuickArrow by NetSuite; the acquisition of Obvient by Ventyx, a subdivision of ABB; The Carlyle Group's acquisition of a majority interest in RMI; the acquisition of 360Commerce by Oracle; the acquisition of Mapics by Infor; the acquisition of E3 Corporation by JDA.