Gaby Silvestris Joins the Senior Team of Drake Star Partners in London

LONDON | August 3rd, 2020 – Award-winning technology, media, and communications (TMC) global investment bank Drake Star Partners announced today that seasoned technology and technology-enabled services investment banker Gaby Silvestris has joined the firm’s London office as a Partner. She has over 15 years of private equity and cross-border experience in M&A and corporate finance at international boutique investment banks.

During her career, Gaby has advised C-suite executives and shareholders of private and private equity backed companies on every aspect of value creation and realization. She will focus on expanding Drake Star’s global footprint in the technology and technology enabled services sector.

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO of Drake Star Partners, commented: We are delighted to welcome Gaby to Drake Star Partners. She brings deep industry knowledge and relationships coupled with an outstanding track record of successful M&A and corporate finance transactions across the technology and tech-enabled services sectors. Bedrosian continued: Gaby will not only enhance our rapidly growing London office, but she will also play a key role in the development of our firm’s global IT services team, which is a core vertical for Drake Star’s client coverage worldwide.

IT services and tech-enabled services are core leaders in the accelerating transformation shaping our businesses globally. Marc Deschamps, Managing Partner & Executive Chairman of Drake Star Partners, added. With offers in data analytics, automation, AI and machine learning they are catalysts to this sustainable transformation applied throughout vertical and horizontal sectors. At Drake Star, this has fuelled a strong increase in landmark private equity investments and M&A completions. We are delighted to welcome Gaby, adding further experience to this sector.

Gaby Silvestris added: “Having worked both in the corporate and banking worlds, I understand how valuable and critical it is for stakeholders to partner with a trusted advisor like Drake Star Partners. Underpinned by an entrepreneurial culture and a dedication to achieving great outcomes, Drake Star’s unrivaled value proposition brings our clients the perfect combination of deep sector knowledge, global reach, and strong international relationships with key financial investors and strategic players across the globe. I am very pleased to join such an impressive team of experts and I look forward to working together to continue to strengthen the firm’s global leading position in the TMC space.”

Before joining Drake Star Partners, Gaby was a Managing Director at a global investment bank where she successfully led many complex cross-border transactions, some of which won prestigious international M&A awards and industry recognition. Over her M&A and corporate finance career, Gaby was part of the lead advisory team at a major accountancy firm and she also held senior advisor positions at global boutique investment banks focusing on the technology and technology-enabled services industry. Prior to her career in investment banking in London, she held Financial Director roles at one of the largest media companies in Latin America (now part of Fox Media) as well as other technology and telecoms businesses in the region.

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About Drake Star 

Drake Star is an award-winning global tech investment bank that has completed over 400 transactions since 2003. Drake Star team of over 125 senior professionals across offices in New York, London, Paris, Munich, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berlin, Geneva, Dubai*, and Singapore* focuses on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance services worldwide in Consumer & Retail Technology, Digital Media, FinTech, Mobility & Sustainability, Software/SaaS, Digital Services, and Industrial Tech sectors.
Drake Star Partners is the marketing name for the global investment bank Drake Star Partners Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates. In the USA, all securities are transacted through Drake Star Securities LLC. In the USA, Drake Star Securities LLC is regulated by FINRA and is a member of SIPC. Drake Star UK Limited (FRN 942020) is an appointed representative of Kession Capital Ltd (FRN582160) which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. © 2016 Drake Star Partners Limited.

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