Stephen Day, Navidar, Managing Director
Stephen Day is a Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Navidar. During his career, Stephen has executed over 80 M&A and financing transactions with deal volume totaling $22 billion, many of which have been cross-border. Navidar focuses on dynamic companies that have technology as part of their competitive differentiation. Navidar’s focus on the middle corridor of the U.S. with offices in Austin, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, and San Antonio has led to it being one of the fastest growing M&A and capital raising advisory firms in the region. Navidar has advised a number of Indianapolis companies including iGoDigital in its sale to ExactTarget, MWM Acoustics in its sale to Harman International Industries, and Techniks in its sale to Tenex Capital Management.
In leadership roles in the Global Technology Investment Banking groups at Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns, Stephen led the execution of U.S. and cross border M&A (buy-side, sell-side, shareholder defense, carve-outs, spin-offs) and financing transactions for many of the world’s largest and leading technology and business services companies. He has provided M&A advisory services to leading companies such as Cognos, CSC, EMC, FreeMarkets, Geac, IBM, Internet Security Systems, Logica and MAPICS. He has also underwritten many equity (IPO and follow-on) and debt offerings for leading companies such as Accenture, Aspect Communications, Cognizant, CoStar Group, CSC, Infosys, Oracle, Patni, Sapient, SRA International, and VistaPrint.
Stephen received his BS from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a concentration in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with a concentration in Finance & International Business.