Digital Capital Advisors Announces a New Hire to the NY Office and an Associate Promotion
NEW YORK, NY, February 4, 2019 - Digital Capital Advisors ("DCA") is pleased to announce the hiring of Luke Copley as Director and the promotion of Alex Schifter to Associate. Luke will be based in the firm's New York City headquarters and further expand its cross-border TMT transaction capabilities.
"We are more than delighted to have Luke join our New York team and to promote Alex to the Associate role," said Jay MacDonald, CEO and Managing Partner of DCA. "Luke's depth of experience and knowledge in both TMT and entrepreneurship aligns seamlessly with our unique focus and approach. Alex’s TMT-focused advisory experience coupled with his keen interest in digital media and emerging technologies are significant contributions to the firm’s growing advisory practice. The DCA team believes Luke’s and Alex’s knowledge of our sectors and their respective advisory experiences will help DCA offer unparalleled perspective to both our team and our clients.”
Luke has over eight years of corporate and investment banking experience across the U.S. and Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining DCA, Luke led the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s U.S. technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector team in New York where he primarily focused on debt capital markets and structured finance transactions with mid and large-cap companies. Luke has worked on a broad range of M&A financings and has advised some of the largest companies in the TMT industry on their global funding strategies. He has been actively involved in supporting non-profit organizations operating in the education and media industries and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.
Alex has over three years of investment banking experience that includes cross-border M&A and capital raises within the TMT sector. Alex graduated in May 2015 from Tufts University with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. His experience in TMT investment banking started in 2014 as a member of the equity research team at Piper Jaffray covering Media & Entertainment companies in New York, NY. Prior to joining Digital Capital Advisors, Alex was an Analyst in the M&A advisory group at AGC Partners in Boston, MA.
About Digital Capital Advisors
Digital Capital Advisors is the premier global investment bank dedicated to serving innovative digital media and technology companies through sell-side and buy-side M&A as well as equity and debt private placements. DCA's global perspective is fostered by the unique composition of its team - CEOs, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and world-class investment bankers who have helped shape the technology landscape, completing throughout their careers more than 100 transactions with a total deal value of over $75 billion. With offices in NY and Berlin, DCA specializes in cross-border transactions and has unlocked maximum value for clients on deals spanning twenty countries around the world. Its unparalleled operational DNA, global reach, and exclusive focus in the digital ecosystem further enhance its expertise and unify DCA's professionals with their clients