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FTI Consulting Acquires Delta Partners

Global business advisory firm FTI Consulting is acquiring Delta Partners, a consulting and investment banking firm with a focus on telecom, media and technology (TMT). Financial terms were not disclosed.

This is M&A deal number 216 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2020. See the complete M&A deal list here.

Delta Partners, founded in 2006, offers strategic, technical, financial, analytical, and operational advice. The company has Delta’s offices in Dubai, New York, Singapore, Barcelona, Johannesburg, San Francisco, and Sydney.

Delta's roughly 150 employees, including 21 senior managing directors, will join FTI Consulting. Delta CEO Victor Font shifts to FTI Consulting as a senior managing director and will serve as Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment’s TMT industry practice alongside Luke Schaeffer.

FTI Consulting Acquires Delta Partners: Executive Perspectives

Victor Font, CEO and Co-Founder, Delta Partners
Victor Font, CEO and Co-Founder, Delta Partners

In a prepared statement about the acquisition, Font said:

“TMT operators are facing an environment that requires creative problem-solving and a very multi-disciplinary skill set to remain competitive. The depth of talent, breadth of expertise and complementary service offering at FTI Consulting will enable us to better serve our global clientele. We are proud of what we have built and accomplished at Delta Partners, and we look forward to continuing our growth trajectory as part of FTI Consulting. All our professionals are excited to shape the next phase of our journey together and build the leading TMT global advisory services firm.”

Steven H. Gunby, president and CEO of FTI Consulting, added:

“We are delighted to welcome this group of outstanding professionals to our already strong TMT practice. Over time our teams have had the pleasure of collaborating with Delta Partners professionals, and we have seen the expertise, value and integrity they bring to their clients. Together, we look forward to continuing to deliver for the world’s leading TMT companies as they address their most significant challenges and opportunities.”

Carlyn Taylor, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment at FTI Consulting and the founder of the firm’s TMT industry practice, concluded:

“The addition of the Delta Partners team strengthens our strategy consulting offering and significantly bolsters our business transformation and transactions capabilities, enabling us to establish FTI Consulting as a truly global TMT advisory firm. Today, our TMT industry practice serves the largest corporations and private equity firms in the U.S. and Europe. Delta Partners brings a wealth of new corporate clients to FTI Consulting, and together our practices will achieve a formidable scale to serve any TMT client in the world with exceptional industry expertise and a wide range of services."