DFJ, Board Member
“Their senior team was hands-on throughout the organized, competitive process—yielding us the right buyer for YardBarker.”
CEO, Aspex Semiconductor
“With a creative approach and great industry contacts—Woodside Capital Partners developed a deal structure that secured a buyer even in tough economic times.”
CEO, Social Text
“Drawing from their deep relationships and industry knowledge—Woodside Capital pulled together a transaction that surpassed our expectations.”
CEO, Great Wall Semiconductor
“From start to finish, WCP delivered on domain expertise, industry relationships, strategic intelligence and more—with great success for GWS.”
“WCP delivered everything we looked for in an investment bank—world-class industry expertise and relationships, excellent salesmanship, teamwork and most importantly, a great result.”
“Choosing Woodside as a M&A adviser was of course our first step in the process, and one of the most important one. Working together with Mike and Varun was very exciting and it was a very trustful relationship. They both did an outstanding job in terms of engagement, expertise and knowledge about our markets and technology. Thank you, Woodside Capital Partners, for leading this process and finalizing it successfully. I have a very high level of respect for you, and it was also really fun working together with you guys.”
Chairman of the Board, AMICRA
“I want to express, very explicitly, my respect and recognition to the WCP team, namely and foremost Mike and Varun. I can say the performance and empathy in combination with smarts and trust was excellent. Negotiating with the buyer was well above the average and an outstanding example, including for everyone who has gone through a number of deals before.”
Backed with industry sector expertise, an extensive global network and a strong track record in M&A, strategic partnerships and private placements, Woodside Capital Partners is widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate finance advisory service for emerging growth companies. Our clients select us because unlike traditional investment banks, we offer a unique blend of financial advisory, strategic consulting, and senior level operational experience to accelerate our clients’ corporate development goals. The team of Woodside Capital Partners has completed transactions totaling more than $10 billion.
Industry Expertise, Authoritative Positioning
Woodside Capital has extensive domain experience in Electronics, Communications, Materials, Software, and Internet Services. Because we are so tightly focused and have deep industry knowledge in the sectors we operate in, we’re informed on the issues and competitive climate that affect your company. Since growth-stage companies need more than traditional investment banking competencies, we place greater emphasis on strategy and invest the time necessary to understand the relevant strategic, market, and business factors that shape and inform the best execution strategy.
techView Research – A New Breed of Technology Research
Woodside Capital Partners offers a new breed of technology research and business analysis for buy-side institutional investors and industry executives. WCP Research’s techView research notes are based on a deep understanding of industry-specific business cycles and product development. With industry-specific experience and technical expertise, our research team leverages the team’s breadth and depth in corporate management, product development, marketing and sales to develop forward-looking perspectives on disruptive industry shifts. Our research integrates our vast knowledge of technology products with eco-system level and competitive analyses to offer a highly differentiated product from traditional sell-side equity research. We specialize on providing technology research that’s forward looking and provides key insights ahead of market and technology shifts to help our institutional clients build company specific projections.
Global Access, More Interested Buyers
Within our sectors, Woodside Capital has strong working relationships with C-Level executives and the corporate development offices of many of the largest global technology companies that are potential acquirers of businesses. We are specialists in cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on representing US and European companies to buyers in the US, Europe and Asia. Fifty percent of our transactions are cross-border transactions.
High Touch, Senior Guidance, Better Advice
What sets us apart from other investment banks is the operating background of our senior team and their hands-on involvement in every transaction. As a result, we are able to offer unmatched experience and sector expertise that delivers superior value to our clients.