Dunn Scott

Dunn Scott

The latest issue of Executive Perspective features K. Dunlop (Dun) Scott, President, Managing   Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Partners, an investment management firm with approximately $2 billion under management. In this interview, Dun shares how his interest in the financing side of the IT industry led him to significant leadership opportunities. Speaking to the increasingly cutthroat lending landscape, where aggressive competition for deals has led to pricing battles, Dun explains how his team was able to expand beyond its traditional businesses by entering the private capital realm, and how the firm differentiates itself from competitors today.

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06 Feb 2024

NWN Carousel acquired by American Securities

Financial Information Revenue: Approx. $900 million Enterprise Value: N/A Transaction Details NWN Carousel announced a transition of ownership from New State Capital Partners to affiliates of American Securities. This transition represents the success of significant investment, organic growth, M&A execution, operational excellence and innovation under ownership of New State Capital Partners. NWN Carousel developed a...

29 Jan 2024

AHEAD to Acquire Computer Design & Integration

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10 Jan 2024

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Acquire Juniper Networks

Financial Information ($USD) Enterprise Value: $14.0 Billion EV/LTM Revenue: 2.48x EV/LTM EBITDA: 20.91x   Transaction Details Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in AI-native networks, today announced that the companies have entered a definitive agreement under which HPE will acquire Juniper in an all-cash transaction for $40.00 per...