Frank Quattrone

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    Autonomy’s Bankers Were A Little Too Good At Their Jobs

    What do you think of this? Meanwhile, the most controversial banker involved in the HP-Autonomy deal, Frank Quattrone of Qatalyst, represented Autonomy and played a key role in getting HP to pay a high price. … Analysts almost uniformly deemed the $11.1 billion he got HP to pay for Autonomy as overly rich – a […]

    / Nov 21, 2012 at 12:04 PM
  • News

    Frank Quattrone Probably Didn’t Want Everyone To See This Particular Pitchbook

    People who have real jobs are sometimes surprised to learn how much of investment banking consists of hopeless pitching. Your team puts together a forty-page slide deck with sixty pages of appendices, proofreads it repeatedly, updates numbers every day for two weeks, and prints a dozen glossy spiral-bound copies. Then you lug them halfway across […]

    / Sep 29, 2011 at 1:00 PM
  • M&A, News

    Frank Quattrone Got Motorola A Sweet Deal If You Don’t Believe Motorola’s Numbers

    Once disgraced, now rehabilitated, and always mustachioed tech banker Frank Quattrone has gotten some well-deserved congratulations for convincing Google to up its bid for Motorola Mobility from $30 to $40 despite the fact that (1) MMI was trading at $24.47 and (2) there was no other bidder. So, yay. Also his firm, Qatalyst, is getting […]

    / Sep 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM

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