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Redwood Capital Group and LD&A Jupiter Form LD&A Redwood, a Joint Venture to Provide Cross-Atlantic M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory Services

Leading TMT investment banking firms, Redwood Capital Group and LD&A Jupiter, today announced the creation of a New York-based joint venture dedicated to providing cross-Atlantic mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory services to middle-market technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies.

The joint venture, known as LD&A Redwood, focuses on cross-Atlantic transactions from both partner firms. LD&A Redwood brings together deep sector expertise in technology, media and telecommunications, as well as over 50 professionals with local presence across six US and European cities. In addition, the two partner firms combine a strong track record of advising on over 80 successfully completed cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions with clients and counterparties including Amdocs, ARM, Avid, Axel Springer, Cap Gemini, Cisco, DCC, Deutsche Telekom, Electronics Arts, Experian, France Telecom/Orange, Manpower, News Corp, Nokia, Oracle, Pearson, Rakuten, Saint-Gobain, SFR, VMWare. LD&A Redwood operates in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Munich and Geneva. LD&A Redwood’s Managing Partner James Turino, a seasoned banker with over 20 years of investment banking and direct industry management experience, is based in the joint venture’s headquarters in New York.

“With so many potential acquirers in the USA, global reach is important for our European TMT M&A projects,” confirms Marc Deschamps CEO LD&A Jupiter. “LD&A Redwood now offers our combined European clients the best USA coverage of any European growth TMT focused investment bank while keeping deep EU coverage and the efficiency of local banking teams.”

“Similarly, LD&A Redwood provides thorough coverage of leading European corporations and technology companies for our American clients,” added Gregory Bedrosian CEO of Redwood Capital. “The LD&A Redwood joint-venture enables us to significantly expand on a key strength of both partner firms, leading cross-border transaction execution for growth companies.”

About LD&A Jupiter

LD&A Jupiter, with offices London, Paris and Munich, offers pan-European coverage and a unique combination of cross-border capabilities and know-how. LD&A Jupiter identifies, structures and executes value-creative private and public market transactions for corporations and financial investors. Transactions include build-ups, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, as well as the issuance of equity or debt capital for customers from the Software, IT Services, Telecom, Internet/Digital Media, Gaming, Customer Care, Electronics and Cleantech industries. Additional information can be found at www.ldajupiter.com.

About Redwood Capital Group

Redwood Capital Group, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Geneva, is an investment banking firm serving the technology, communications, media, business services and other growth industries. The firm focuses on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, restructuring and valuation advisory services for its clients worldwide. Taking a relationship driven approach, the firm has a strong track record of delivering superior results for clients by leveraging deep sector knowledge and transaction experience. Additional information can be found at www.redcapgroup.com.

LD&A Jupiter is the marketing name of LD&A SAS (France), LD&A Ltd (UK) and Jupiter GmbH (Germany).

Redwood Capital is the marketing name for Redwood Capital Group and its subsidiaries. Investment banking activities of Redwood Capital Group are conducted through RCG, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Redwood Capital Group. RCG, LLC is regulated by FINRA and is a member of SIPC.

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