Christine Frank Joins Waller Capital Partners as Managing Director

Christine Frank Joins Waller Capital Partners as Managing Director

Waller Capital Partners, a New York-based investment bank, today announced that Christine Frank has joined the Firm as a Managing Director. Ms. Frank will expand Waller’s presence in the information services and technology, and digital media sectors. Ms. Frank brings over 20 years of banking and advisory experience to Waller, including expertise advising companies in B2B information and data services, internet services, application software, advertising technology and marketing services.

“The information services and technology sectors have experienced significant growth in M&A and private placement activity over the last few years as the demand for information and software tools to manage this data has grown exponentially,” said Garrett Baker, President of Waller Capital. “Christine’s deep experience and relationships in this expanding industry will be a strong complement to our leading media and telecom franchise and our growing digital media practice.”

Throughout her 20 year career in investment banking, Ms. Frank has advised companies in the technology, media and telecom sectors and their private equity investors, helping close $26 billion in mergers and acquisitions transactions. Ms. Frank has raised more than $20 billion in capital for her clients through public and private equity offerings, fixed income offerings, and acquisition financing to support Private Equity-backed LBOs.

Ms. Frank joins Waller from Compass Advisers, and previously was with Bank of America where she was Sector Head for Cable, Satellite and Publishing. She has also held senior investment banking positions covering technology, media, and telecommunications companies and their private equity sponsors at Bear Stearns, CIT and BMO Capital Markets. Ms. Frank began her career at Chase Manhattan Bank and Fox Broadcasting Company. She has a BA in Communications from UCLA and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.

“I am pleased to join the Waller Capital team at this exciting point in the firm’s evolution,” said Christine Frank. “As one of the only independent investment banking and advisory boutiques with core expertise across digital and traditional media, cable, communications and information services, Waller is well positioned to capitalize on the ongoing convergence of technology, media and traditional businesses throughout the global economy.”

Founded in 1982, Waller Capital Partners is a boutique investment bank and advisory firm focused on the media, communications and information sectors. Waller Capital provides its clients with expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private placements, asset swaps, restructurings and valuation services. The firm is based in New York, NY (

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