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Telecom, Media & Technology


Vikram Nidamaluri is a Director and member of the Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment group at Lazard. He has significant investment banking experience in mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions across a wide variety of sectors. Mr. Nidamaluri has executed a number of transactions for both public and private clients, including but not limited to mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, debt and equity financings.

Representative transactions* include advising:

  • Grain Management on the sale of its U.S. tower portfolio to American Tower
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on its acquisition of Sky plc (LSE:SKY.LN)
  • LSC Communications (NYSE:LKSD) on its sale to Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD)
  • ECi Software Solutions on its sale to Apax Partners
  • Mentor Graphics Corporation on its sale to Siemens (DE:SIE)
  • Infor on its investment by Koch Equity Development
  • Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) on its acquisition of Telx
  • Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) on its acquisition of tw telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC)
  • Catalina, a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman, on its sale of a majority stake to Berkshire Partners
  • DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) on its unsolicited bid for Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Nidamaluri worked in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications and M&A groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital. Mr. Nidamaluri holds a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago.


 *Certain transactions completed prior to joining the firm.

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