TMT stands for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications, so the TMT investment banking group covers clients in those industries. Investment banking services provided to these clients include equity and debt capital raising, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, risk management, and other advisory mandates.
The TMT sector is rapidly growing and is becoming a common target for PE firms and venture capitalists, as well as investment bankers. When thinking of a modern startup, it’s not hard to imagine a software or game developer.
What Companies Are Included in the TMT Investment Banking Group?
The Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) group can be further broken down into more specific industries, which include the following:
Electronics / hardware
TV and movie studios
Newspapers (online and offline), newsletters, and other periodicals
Wireless service providers
Internet signal providers
Popularity of the TMT Investment Banking Group
With the recent rise of massively popular TMT companies such as Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Apple, Alibaba, and Amazon (notice how many of them start with an “A”?), it’s no wonder that the TMT group is the most widely sought after by new IB analysts and associates.
How to Get a Job in TMT IBD?
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