TMT Investment Banking

Technology, Media and Telecommunications - one of the most sought after groups in investment banking.

What is TMT investment banking?

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. When thinking of a modern startup, it’s not hard to imagine a software or game developer.

 

TMT investment banking media

 

What companies are included in the TMT group?

The Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) group can be further broken down into more specific industries, which include:

  • Technology
    • Electronics / hardware
    • Software
    • Video games
    • Internet
  • Media
    • Cable companies
    • TV and movie studios
    • Magazines
    • Newspapers (online and offline)
  • Telecom
    • Wireless service providers
    • Cable providers
    • Internet signal providers
    • Radio stations

 

Popularity of the TMT investment banking Group

With the recent rise of massively popular TMT companies like Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Apple, Alibaba, Amazon it’s no wonder that the TMT group is the most widely sought after for new IB analysts and associates.

The TMT group is the most highly requested group by new analyst… by a long shot.

 

How to get a job in TMT IBD?

We’ve got a wide range of resources to get you ready for a career as an analyst or associate on the TMT team.

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Additional resources

This has been a guide to the Technology, Media and Telecommunication group in investment banking… aka the TMT group. To continue advancing your career in corporate finance, these additional resources below will help you along the way: