Mr. Gant leads the software investment banking efforts at Cowen. He joins Cowen from Signal Hill Capital Group where he focused on security, infrastructure and enterprise application software clients. Prior to Signal Hill, Mr. Gant worked for 14 years at RBC Capital Markets covering the enterprise software sector, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Software M&A.
Mr. Gant is a recognized industry expert who comes to Cowen with over 20 years of investment banking and client advisory experience. He has successfully completed more than 50 M&A transactions, public equity offerings and private placements with market-leading companies in the Technology space, both with Strategics and Financial Sponsors.
Mr. Gant began his career as an engineer, transitioning into Financial Services when he joined Dain Rauscher Wessels, which was subsequently acquired by RBC. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley as well as a Masters and BS in Engineering, both from Cornell University.