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JEGI CLARITY Kicks off 2023 with Multiple Promotions

JEGI CLARITY Kicks off 2023 with Multiple Promotions

New York, NY, February 9, 2023 – JEGI CLARITY, a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global media, marketing, information and technology industries, headquartered in New York, NY and London, UK, is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted several of their outstanding employees.

Doug Stowe has been promoted to President and COO, managing the firm’s teams and resources, overseeing the firm’s 25+ annual transaction processes, leading talent recruiting efforts and driving short- and long-term strategy.

Rich Kanefsky has been promoted to Managing Director, advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, corporate divestitures and capital raises across the media, marketing services, information and technology sectors. Amanda Cunanan and Kevin Finnegan have both joined the Leadership team this year as Directors. JEGI CLARITY is proud to continue developing the next generation of talent within the firm.

Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, North America of JEGI CLARITY, noted, “JEGI CLARITY is very pleased to announce these internal promotions to its Leadership team. As a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm, JEGI CLARITY’s success is built around training our employees on best practices and the most effective protocols that consistently deliver outsized results for our clients. Each of these employees represent a commitment to these client-centric practices and to the successful outcomes our clients expect.”

Rich Kanefsky Promoted to Managing Director

Rich Kanefsky Promoted to Managing Director

New York, NY, January 12, 2023 – JEGI CLARITY, a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global media, marketing, information and technology industries, headquartered in New York, NY and London, UK, is pleased to announce that Rich Kanefsky has been promoted to Managing Director. Rich joined the firm as an Associate in 2015. He advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, corporate divestitures and capital raises across the media, marketing services, information and technology sectors, having completed over 25 successful transactions on behalf of founder-owned, venture capital- and private equity-backed companies, and global corporations.

Prior to joining JEGI CLARITY, Rich worked at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics in the Corporate Finance and Business Valuation practices, where he advised clients on M&A and valuation within the Healthcare and Fintech sectors. Rich began his career at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in the Film Finance and Sales Group.

Commenting on his promotion, Rich said, “I have been privileged to work alongside and learn from some of the best and most knowledgeable bankers across our core sectors, and I am grateful to all the clients who entrusted me to help advise them through their transactions. I look forward to building on the success of JEGI CLARITY by delivering excellence on behalf of our clients and continuing to develop the next generation of talent within our firm.”

Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, North America of JEGI CLARITY, noted, “Rich has very successfully climbed the ladder in his eight years at JEGI CLARITY. We have a long track record of promoting talented individuals to enable them to reach their career aspirations. We are confident that Rich will serve our clients to the utmost possible.”

Rich holds an MBA from Fordham University, and a BA in Economics and Film & Media Studies from the University of Rochester.

Marvin Maerz joins as Director

Marvin Maerz joins as Director

London, UK, September 7, 2022 – JEGI CLARITY, a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global media, information, marketing and technology sectors, headquartered in New York, NY and London, UK, is pleased to announce that Marvin Maerz has joined the firm as Director.

Marvin’s addition to the senior team will further strengthen JEGI CLARITY’s European offering, and is an important step in growing the firm’s DACH practice over the coming years, building on significant deal success in the region over the last 24 months. 

Marvin has over 10 years’ experience in advising Digital Media, Software and Tech-Enabled Services companies on M&A and fund raising, with a significant track record advising clients in the DACH region. His previous clients include companies such as Egoditor (marketing software), Jellyfish (digital marketing), Namics (customer experience agency), Bizagi (process automation software), MIQ (programmatic media), TLGG (digital transformation & consulting), and Designit (strategic design).

A German national, Marvin started his career in Investment Banking at Barclays before moving to the technology corporate finance firm Arma Partners. Most recently Marvin was a Director at GP Bullhound in London and New York.

Marvin holds a BSc Honours degree in Business Administration from EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and an MSc in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science.

Jonathan Goodale Promoted to Chief Business Development Officer

Jonathan Goodale Promoted to Chief Business Development Officer

London, UK, March 7, 2022 – JEGI CLARITY, a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global media, marketing, information and technology industries, headquartered in New York, NY and London, UK, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Goodale has been promoted to Chief Business Development Officer, with responsibility for the EMEA region.

Since joining the firm in 2014, Jonathan has spearheaded the firm’s business development, origination and marketing activities in EMEA and APAC.

Jonathan will continue to work alongside the global leadership team to cultivate the firm’s growth strategy and build brand presence by developing relationships with prospective clients, investors and wider network.

Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan was an Associate Director in UBS’s Wealth Management division and before that a Financial Adviser with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Jonathan holds a BSc Econ in Economics and Management Studies from Cardiff University and is a CFA Charterholder.