Catapult Advisors adds New Partner Byron Bardy

Catapult strengthens team with software industry veteran


SAN FRANCISCO, October 31, 2012 — Catapult Advisors LLC, an investment bank serving leading software and internet companies, announced today that Byron Bardy has recently joined the firm as a Partner in its San Francisco office.

Prior to joining Catapult, Mr. Bardy spent over a decade driving acquisition strategy, execution and integration at enterprise software companies Commerce One, Documentum, EMC and Adobe.  At these industry-leading companies, Mr. Bardy completed buyside acquisitions and divestitures with aggregate enterprise value exceeding $1 billion.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Bardy was a member of the investment banking group at Montgomery Securities, where he completed over 40 equity, fixed income and M&A advisory transactions for emerging growth companies.

“We are delighted that Byron has joined Catapult,” said Ron Lissak, Catapult’s Managing Partner. “His addition demonstrates our increased commitment to providing world-class advisory services to leading software companies.” He added, “Byron’s extensive and highly relevant experience as a strategic buyer with major software companies will provide Catapult’s clients with unique insight and perspective throughout the M&A process.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the Catapult team and participating in the firm’s continuing growth,” said Mr. Bardy. “I am particularly excited to leverage my experience at Adobe to focus on the tremendous market opportunity being created by the transition of software buying power from the CIO to the CMO.  I look forward to engaging with the most innovative companies across sectors such as marketing automation, enterprise social and web customer experience.”

About Catapult Advisors
Catapult Advisors is an investment bank and M&A advisory firm serving the software and internet sectors. Founded in 2001, the firm provides capital raising and M&A advisory services to privately-held companies, public companies, and leading private equity firms. Catapult has advised software and internet companies in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Israel. For more information, visit