Senior Managing Director
Naveen Nataraj is a Senior Managing Director of Evercore's corporate advisory business. At Evercore, Mr. Nataraj has advised technology, telecom and media clients in transactions totaling over $250 billion in value, including Dell, Inc. on its pending sale to Michael Dell and Silverlake, Tekelec in its sale to Oracle, Arris on its acquisition of Motorola Home from Google, Samsung on its acquisition of certain assets from CSR, Ericsson in its acquisition of Telcordia, Icera in its sale to NVIDIA, the Caryle Group in its acquisition of Syniverse, Intel in its acquisition of Infineon's Wireless Solutions business, Nokia in the sale of its modem business to Renesas, Nuance in multiple acquisitions, Pace in its acquisition of 2Wire, ACS in its sale to Xerox, EMC in its acquisition of Data Domain, AT&T in its acquisition of Bellsouth, EDS in its sale to HP, First Data in its sale to KKR, 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 $280 million venture capital fund focused on the communications and enterprise networking and software sectors formed in conjunction with Telecom Italia. 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.