Siemer & Associates

Managing Director

YEARS WITH FIRM: 5

Chen brings more than 18 years of media and technology investment banking and private equity experience, having worked on transactions totaling more than $5 billion in value throughout his career. He has focused on the media and tech sectors since the beginning of his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and at leading tech boutiques such as Montgomery & Co. He also brings expertise in cross-border U.S.-Asia deals stemming from his experience at TPG Capital. A major focus going forward will be advising U.S.-based clients in China or Asia-related M&A transactions.

Industry specialization: Technology, media, and U.S.-Asia cross-border M&A and private placements.

Deal value range: $100 million to $1 billion.

Recent transactions: Represented marketing technology and data company DataPop in its cross-border sale to ad tech company Criteo in 2015. Represented mapping data provider SocialRadar in its sale to Verizon-AOL in fall 2016. Represented TVGuide.com in its sale to CBS Interactive in spring 2013.

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