Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Security Investing: VC On Call, sponsored by FundingPost. This event was in Conference Call on Thursday Aug 19, 2004.
Don More, Senior Vice President , Updata Capital
Don brings extensive transactional and analytical expertise to Updata Capital. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, Don was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., where he worked with private and public companies on mergers and acquisitions, including W.R. Grace & Company's sale of its Amicon Division to Millipore Corporation and the spin-off of Chicago Title & Trust Company from Alleghany Corporation. His experience also includes executing public debt and equity offerings for companies including Cytec Industries Inc.,
Interface, Inc., DuPont Photomasks, Inc. and GTECH Holdings Corporation.
Before joining Merrill Lynch, Don was a Corporate Lawyer in New York City with Shearman & Sterling and Davis Polk & Wardwell. At Davis Polk, he represented such clients as Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Company, GE Capital Corporation, J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc., and LTV Corporation. At Shearman & Sterling, his transactional experience included substantial work on Viacom Inc.'s contested takeover of Paramount Communications Inc., its acquisition of Blockbuster Entertainment Inc., and its sale of Madison Square Garden. Don's legal experience also includes a clerkship on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Since joining Updata Capital, Don has worked on numerous security, business software, service and Internet transactions, including the sale of the sale of OMR Systems Corporation to Automatic Data Processing, the sale of Beechwood to Cap Gemini Group, and the acquisition of AXENT Technologies, Inc. by Symantec Corporation.
Don received a B.A., magna cum laude with high honors, from Yale University, and a Juris Doctor, with high honors, from Columbia Law School.