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The Silicon Valley Podcast - Ep 226 - Strategies for Success in Mergers and Acquisitions with Vincent Monteparte

Published on May 9th, 2024

Episode Description

In this episode of The Silicon Valley Podcast, Shawn Flynn delves into the dynamic world of Investment Banking with the esteemed Vincent Monteparte, a visionary leader with over 25 years of experience in managing strategic enterprise initiatives across various industries.


Vincent Monteparte serves as a Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Dalrada Financial Corporation (DFCO), a Healthcare, Technology, and Clean Energy Company. Additionally, he holds Board Director positions for Measurabl, a global sustainability SaaS Software company, and Slingshot Aerospace, a computer vision AI SaaS software company for the commercial/government satellite industry. He also serves on the boards of Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and the College of Business and Engineering for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.


With a background spanning mergers & acquisitions for the middle market, board leadership & governance, market expertise & positioning, and strategic business investment & planning, Vincent brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.


Here are some key questions Shawn explores with Vincent:


  1. How early should a business owner start to talk to an investment banker for planning the sale of their business, and when should a company start to prepare for an exit?

  2. How important is it for a founder to plan for an exit?

  3. How does one think about the valuation of their company?

  4. What are some warning signs that an investment banker can see that may indicate a deal will not work?

  5. After the sale is complete, what do you want your client to say about you as an investment banker?

  6. How will investment banking change with the addition of new technology?

In this episode, Shawn and Vincent also discuss the evolution of Investment Banking over the years and explore the potential competition between Venture Capitalists and family offices for deals in the future.


Join us for this enlightening discussion with Vincent Monteparte as we uncover the intricacies of investment banking and gain valuable insights into the world of finance and deal-making.

For More Information


As a visionary, influential, and trusted leader, Vince Monteparte has more than 25 years of experience managing strategic and transformative enterprise initiatives, across Aerospace, Transportation, Logistics, and Enterprise / SaaS Software. Advising C-suite executives and Boards of Directors, and helping companies grow from start-up to exit.

Vincent Monteparte, Principal

Tel (619) 379-1785

Shawn Flynn is a Principal at Global Capital Markets, a premier middle-market investment bank with a global presence. Shawn has expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and secondaries. He speaks Mandarin and is the host of the award-winning Podcast The Silicon Valley Podcast. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Shawn Flynn, Principal

Tel (415) 578-1445 Ext. 4

About Global Capital


As a middle market investment banking boutique, Global Capital provides mergers and acquisition advisory services, access to corporate debt and equity capital, and strategic advisory services to successful middle market companies. For over twenty five years, our team has offered companies a unique blend of sophisticated financial expertise and access to the global marketplace of buyers, sellers and financiers.


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