Senior Managing Director
Naveen Nataraj is a Senior Managing Director of Evercore's corporate advisory business.
At Evercore, Mr. Nataraj has advised technology and telecom clients in transactions totaling over $300 billion in value, including advising on 4 of the 5 largest technology transactions of all time – Broadcom in its sale to Avago, EMC in its sale to Dell, Dell in its sale to Michael Dell and Silverlake, and FirstData in its sale to KKR. Other recent notable transactions include advising Arris in its acquisitions of Pace and Motorola Home, Nokia in the sale of its HERE mapping division to an auto consortium, Tekelec in its sale to Oracle, Samsung on its acquisition of certain assets from CSR, Ericsson in its acquisition of Telcordia, AOL in the sale of its patents to Microsoft, Intel in its acquisition of Infineon's Wireless Solutions business, Nuance in multiple acquisitions, ACS in its sale to Xerox, AT&T in its acquisition of Bellsouth, EDS in its sale to HP, TWCable in its spin-off from Time Warner, Scientific-Atlanta in its sale to Cisco, among others.
Mr. Nataraj was named one of the IDD Forty Under Forty Deal Makers in 2011, and Fortune Magazine's 2011 40 under 40 Rising Stars of Business.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Nataraj was a founding Partner at Saturn Venture Partners, a Telecom Italia sponsored venture capital fund focused. Prior to Saturn, Mr. Nataraj was a Vice President at Sandler Capital, a $2.5 billion communications focused investment management firm where he was responsible for principal investing in public securities, private equity and venture capital opportunities. Previously, Mr. Nataraj was a Financial Analyst at Bear, Stearns and Co. Inc.
Mr. Nataraj graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Economics.