Gaurav (“GB”) Bhasin, Managing Director, joined Headwaters MB’s Technology, Media and Telecom Group in 2016 and brings over 15+ years of experience working with internet, software, and hardware companies.
Prior to joining Headwaters, Gaurav was a Managing Director at Pagemill Partners, a division of Duff & Phelps Securities. Gaurav has closed more than 30 transactions representing both public and private sellers, buyers and strategic partners in a broad range of technology industries and sectors, including Internet, Software, Communication Equipment, Industrial Technology and Semiconductors. Previously, Gaurav worked as an investment banker at Banc of America Securities in the Technology, Media & Telecom Group where he provided advisory services to technology companies on IPOs, follow-on offerings, M&A and debt-related transactions representing more than $3B in aggregate value. Gaurav has successfully completed complex cross-border transactions in geographical regions worldwide including Canada, Europe and Israel. One of his cross-border transactions led ACQ to recognize the transaction as Cross-Border M&A Advisor of the Year.
Gaurav started his career in engineering and moved into management positions at Vitesse. Gaurav holds an MS in engineering from Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA where he graduated in the top 5% of his class and attended engineering school on a full research fellowship. He also holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA where he graduated with Anderson Honors. He grew up in India and is conversational in Bengali, Hindi and Punjabi. He is also co-author of several published papers in scientific journals.