August 1, 2012
ANNOUNCEMENT (August 2012) - EFA Partners is pleased to announce that David Harrington has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor based in its Atlanta office. David will draw upon over twenty years of corporate finance, investment banking and operating experience in the media, technology and information services industries to identify and develop new client engagements with a focus on the broadcasting, cable, publishing, telecommunications and information services sectors.
David is a former Managing Director in GE Capital’s Media, Communications and Entertainment group where he closed over $1.5 billion in leveraged capital and equity financings for acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth transactions. Previously, he was a co-founder and CFO of Grapevine Communications, a broadcast media company which raised over $300 million in debt and equity capital to fund its acquisition-driven growth. He was also the founder and principal of DMH Capital, which provided investment banking services to operating and investment firms in the media and communications industry and a Senior Vice President in the communications finance group of Barclays Business Credit.
“David brings us a wealth of industry and deal experience and an extensive level of relationships within the media, technology and information services industries.” said Brandt Gully, Managing Partner at EFA, “His deep knowledge of the sectors along with his financing and operating transaction experience will add to the development of new business opportunities and enhance our firm’s service capabilities”.
ABOUT EFA PARTNERS:
EFA Partners is a specialized investment banking firm focused on providing the private placement of debt and equity capital and merger, acquisition and other financial advisory services for companies in select media, communications and entertainment industries. Senior leadership has over 60 years of finance experience in these industries and have closed and managed over $5 billion in transactions. Since its founding in early 2009, EFA has represented over 50 companies in arranging senior, subordinated and equipment financing for various corporate purposes and advising on merger, acquisition, restructuring and general business strategies.
EFA Partners offices are located in New York and Atlanta.