Macquarie Capital expands TMT group

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, has announced the appointments of Sean McCarthy and Chris Holt as Managing Directors in its North American Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) business, the company said.

McCarthy and Holt report to David Dorfman, a Senior Managing Director and Head of TMT and Services at Macquarie Capital for the Americas and Europe, and will be based in New York.

McCarthy joins Macquarie Capital from RBC Capital Markets, where he was a Managing Director for Technology Investment Banking focusing on software, with more than 18 years´ experience originating and executing complex M&A and capital markets transactions. Recent transactions for corporate clients include SAP, Fiserv, SunGard and Fleetmatics, as well as for private equity firms such as Vista, Silver Lake and Apax.

Holt joins from Rothschild & Co. where he specialized in M&A and strategic advisory assignments across a broad set of companies in the TMT space. Before joining Rothschild in 2014, he spent six years at Morgan Stanley where he focused primarily on the Media and Communications industries. He has advised a wide range of corporate clients, including Hewlett-Packard, Inmarsat, Intel, Qwest Communications, Time Warner Cable and Tele2 AB, among others.

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 13,900 people in over 27 countries. At 30 September 2017, Macquarie had assets under management of USD US371.3 billion. For more information, visit

Macquarie Capital is the advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group. Macquarie Capital provides strategic M&A and capital raising advice as well as partnering with clients by investing capital into their projects and companies.