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An experienced, growing investment bank based in Boston, Massachusetts. Established in 2005, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to bringing success. Large scale transactions, financial analysis, technical evaluation and project management, we offer clients some of the best transaction expertise.
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James (Jay) Moran
President and Founder

Mr. Moran is an investment banking veteran with more than 35 years of transaction experience. He been the lead advisor in more than 85 successfully completed transactions on behalf of his clients. Mr. Moran has advised clients in numerous segments of the microelectronics, microwave, semiconductor, communications and lighting industries. Mr. Moran founded Liger Capital Advisors in 2005 to focus on clients in the electronics, defense and semiconductor industries. He has a bachelors’ degree in business administration and finance from Central Connecticut State University.

Randall Carlson

Randall Carlson has over 20 years of merger and acquisitions experience. He interfaces with senior executives looking for transaction opportunities. Prior to joining Liger, Randall was a management consultant with Arthur D. Little, focusing on telecommunications, networking and media companies. Previously, he was a Director at the Yankee Group and a senior Engineer with Nortel Networks. At Nortel, he resided in Europe and was responsible for customer care and engineering support. He holds a PhD from the Fletcher School and a MSE and BS in Engineering from Tufts University.

Daryl Tulimieri

Daryl Tulimieri is an experienced business leader with a successful track record of organic and inorganic growth. He has been a deal sponsor with Owens Corning and led numerous growth strategy and diligence engagements as a McKinsey consultant. Daryl was the founding VP of GLG’s Corporate Strategic Projects, a consulting services business. He brings the perspective needed to assess commercial leadership, product differentiation, synergy potential, and integration barriers. Daryl has a BA from Wesleyan University, PhD in Physics from Penn State, and MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Barry Wiley

Mr. Wiley has over 35 years of executive level experience in the global semiconductor industry including starting and staffing successful operations both though stand alone venture backed companies and as an executive with public companies. Mr. Wiley was the VP of Sales and Marketing at Catalyst Semiconductor a manufacturer of memory and analog mixed signal products. Prior to that, he was a senior executive at Cherry Semiconductor in their analog mixed signal semiconductor group serving the automotive industry. He holds a MBA from Harvard University, and a MA in Physics from the University of Southern California.

“We're an experienced and growing investment bank. We look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your merger and acquisition goals - and realize them!"

Jay Moran, President, Liger Capital Advisors

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