"“Coop (John Cooper) managed ICG’s initial investment in our company, and played a material role for us as we contemplated further investments and/or business combinations. It was extremely helpful to have this ongoing relationship with ArchPoint all the way through our ultimate transaction with Google.”"
"“Rob Louv and the ArchPoint team were able to bring a level of process expertise critical to the success of this transaction. Indeed, Rob’s comprehensive understanding of negotiating a transaction and driving value was invaluable to me and the board. As a Software as a Service ("SaaS") company, we also took great comfort in knowing that the ArchPoint team had completed over forty SaaS transactions as a firm.” "
"The ArchPoint Partners team was critical to Bloodhound Technologies in effecting an optimized exit process. ArchPoint's market relationships and transaction experience, combined with in-depth sector knowledge, were invaluable in achieving an outstanding outcome for the company."
Gary Twigg ,
"Susan is able to leverage her technology background and her operations background to gain an in-depth understanding of any technology-based business. Her ability to understand where a company fits into its ecosystem enables her to conceptualize and communicate strategic implications of a combination that stretch beyond financial value, thereby maximizing potential valuation for clients. I look forward to future transactions with Susan and the team at ArchPoint."
Bill Lewis ,
Zone Ventures (a DFJ Global Network fund), Former Senior Equity Analyst, JPMorgan
"As an experienced business executive and investor, I have worked with a lot of investment bankers. John Cooper brings to the deal process a unique combination of corporate, financial and entrepreneurial experience as well as deep sector knowledge in the health care field.I look forward to working with John and the ArchPoint Team. "
John Reardon ,
"ArchPoint played an integral role in this transaction, including very timely negotiations and valued guidance to Trust Digital."
Mark Shull ,
"ArchPoint worked as a natural extension of Medfusion in this process and was critical in the negotiation, structuring and management of the transaction. Their team brought an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare sector that enabled us to effectively evaluate all of the available options and opportunities."
Stephen Malik ,
"I would particularly like to thank Rob Louv of ArchPoint Partners, Thomas Knox of Morrison & Foerster and their staffs who have worked night and day to make this transaction possible. Their ideas, diligence and process orientation were truly outstanding."
Peter Cunningham ,
"The banking team made all the difference in maximizing value by running a complex process that involved many suitors, ultimately leading to a very strong transaction with IBM. In addition, their knowledge of the legal aspects of the transaction allowed the bankers to lead much of the merger agreement negotiations creating an opportunity for them to optimize not just value but all material deal terms."
John Baumstark ,
"We benefited greatly from working with Rob Louv and his team. Their combination of transaction knowledge, domain expertise and buyer relationships allowed him to maximize our deal outcome. In particular, they did an outstanding job highlighting our scarcity value and never giving the buyer leverage in the process by pushing back on exclusivity until we were within days of signing. I look forward to working with Rob and the ArchPoint team again when I need investment banking services. "
Brett Jackson ,
"We truly enjoyed working with John Cooper and his team on the sale of our company to McAfee this year. John consistently brings the right blend of industry, business, and banking advisory talent to optimize outcome. I look forward to working in the future with John and the ArchPoint team."
John Street ,
"Rob Louv and Dan Williams' commitment to our deal, along with their domain knowledge and senior relationships with buyers, made all the difference. We were able to get multiple buyers to make offers on our business and maximize value for stakeholders. I would absolutely work with Rob and ArchPoint again on any technology transaction. "
Jack Long ,
"I worked with John Cooper in M&A at Microsoft. Cooper is a seasoned, experienced technology sector strategist and brings tremendous transaction experience to the table. He knows the markets he works in, and brings a lot to the table on both the buy and sell side. I hope to work with him again soon at ArchPoint Partners. "
Tivanka Ellawala ,
Mobile Communications Business
"ArchPoint Partners was critical in the negotiation, structuring and management of the transaction. Rob Louv and his team brought a significant understanding of our sector and our business that enabled us to effectively evaluate all of our strategic and financial options and optimize value for all stakeholders."
Jai Shekhawat ,
"Cooper and the ArchPoint team know the healthcare sector(s) cold, and understand how to achieve the best outcome in an exit. I worked closely with them on the sale of our company Dairyland Healthcare Solutions to Francisco Partners in 2007, and understand now how important it is to have an experienced advisory and transaction team in place to make a transaction like this one happen. "
Brady J. Klick ,
Intelligent Health Systems