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We are an investment bank working exclusively in the financial technologies sector. We focus on the middle markets, and help our clients complete buy- and sell-side transactions in the $20 - $200 million enterprise value range.  We specialize in the capital markets and insurance technology segments, where we have closed a number of influential and notable transactions and maintain robust relationships with both companies and private equity and strategic investors.  

Our Partners are former technology company CEOs who built and exited their own businesses. Because of this, we bring an operator’s mindset to our engagements. Our unique background, combined with an unrelenting work ethic, set us apart from the competition.

 

Morgan Partners was founded in 2005 by Marc Maselli.  The firm is based outside of Boston and has a regional office in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Leadership

 

Marc Maselli, CFA

Founder and Managing Director 
marc.maselli@morganpartners.com 
+1 617.440.3495

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marc founded Morgan Partners with the objective of bringing white-glove service, a management consulting style, and superior transaction outcomes to the fintech M&A market. 

Under his leadership, the firm has completed complex and influential transactions, both large and small, for a variety of customers across four continents.   

Prior to Morgan Partners, Marc was the CEO of Back Bay Technologies, a strategy and systems integration consulting firm which he co-founded in 1997 and sold to Zanett, Inc. in 2001.  

Marc began his career at Andersen Consulting and has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Marc is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”), holds FINRA and NFA brokerage licenses, has earned the FLMI, FFSI, AAPA, and ACS Insurance designations from LOMA, and is a multi-asset class electronic trading subject matter expert.


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Patrick Vaughn

Managing Director 
patrick.vaughn@morganpartners.com
+1 617.440.3496

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick joined Morgan Partners in 2013 to help accelerate growth of the firm’s fintech M&A platform. 

Prior to Morgan Partners, he spent five years running the insurance technology M&A practice at boutique investment bank Sherman & Company, ranking #1 in the SNL Insurance Tech League Tables from 2010-2012, and three years in technology M&A with Triarch Partners. 

Patrick founded eCommerce firm MarketVelocity in 1999, serving as its CEO through the 2002 merger with VC-backed TradeUps and exiting in 2004. 

His career began at Andersen Consulting, after which he pursued his MBA in Finance at the University of Michigan’s Ross School and joined NationsBank/Bank of America in Corporate and Investment Banking. Patrick later worked with financial technology firms Broadway & Seymour and Pegasystems prior to founding MarketVelocity. 

He has an undergraduate degree in Math and Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


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