Joel Strauch

Joel Strauch

Managing Director

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Mr. Strauch brings more than 20 years of experience to Signal Hill and focuses primarily on the Infrastructure Software sector.

Prior to joining Signal Hill, Mr. Strauch was a Partner at Updata Advisors, joining the firm in 2005. Previously, Mr. Strauch was a Senior Vice President at Katalyst, a private investment and advisory firm for technology and life sciences companies. He held senior investment banking roles at technology-focused investment banking firms including First Albany Corporation, H.C. Wainwright & Co., and Alex. Brown & Sons, where he completed a wide range of M&A, equity and debt transactions for leading vendors across enterprise technology and other sectors. Earlier in his career, Mr. Strauch served as Manager, Financial Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions for Edison Mission Energy, a subsidiary of Southern California Edison and a leading developer of independent power generation facilities.

Notable Clients & Transactions: the sale of AlertSite to SmartBear; Compuware's acquisition of Gomez; the sale of SwapDrive to Symantec; the sale of Managed Objects to Novell; Compuware's divestiture of its application testing and QA business to Microfocus; and the sale of Yosemite to Barracuda


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