Our Mission

Our mission is to serve our clients as a catalyst for positive change by helping them navigate and capitalize on the transformational forces affecting the global technology industry.

Qatalyst advises clients on a broad array of strategic alternatives including mergers, acquisitions, shareholder activism, hostile takeovers and takeover defense, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, IPOs, spinoffs, recapitalizations, capital structure and capital raising alternatives. Our advisors combine an extensive network of relationships with deep industry knowledge and seasoned transaction expertise to deliver a superior, senior level of service for clients who value experience, judgement, candor and insight. Qatalyst’s sole focus is to deliver high value, independent advice based on the best interests of our clients.

About Qatalyst

March 2008





Transaction Volume

+350 Years

Combined Experience

Frank Quattrone

Frank Quattrone


Frank is Founder and Executive Chairman of Qatalyst and served as its CEO from the Firm’s founding until January 2016.
George Boutros

George Boutros


George joined Qatalyst in 2010, and has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2016.

Strategic Advisors to the Technology Industry

Most Experienced Advisory

Advisors to technology leaders since 1981; perspectives on four decades/cycles of consolidation

Advised on many of the largest, most complex, transformative transactions

Domain Experts

Deep knowledge of cross-sector trends, industry structure changes

Focus on key themes that truly drive the industry’s fundamental change

Vast Global Network

Unparalleled access to CEOs and Boards to help achieve clients objectives

Insights into acquiror’s priorities, processes and tactics

Relationships and transaction experience in US, Europe and Asia

Passion For Excellence

Commitment to superior, senior level service

Creative solutions, custom strategies

Superior results, referenaceable clients

Client-Focused Independent Advice

We deliver candid, independent advice in the best interest of our clients.

Not beholden to large acquirors – no financing fees cloud our advice on price

Not beholden to investors – no commissions/prime brokerage fees