David Higley Jr.

Managing Director


Financial Advisory


Los Angeles, United States

Dave Higley is a Managing Director, head of the global Interactive Media & Technologies group and head of the Los Angeles office. Dave provides a broad range of advisory services, including M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory for public and private digital media and interactive entertainment companies.

Prior to joining Lazard, Dave was the founder and managing partner at Bond Lane Partners, a boutique merchant bank focused on digital media and interactive entertainment. Before that, he was a managing director and global head of digital media at UBS Investment Bank, where he helped form and scale its global technology group and established its digital media coverage effort.

Over his career, Dave has completed over 150 M&A, financing and restructuring transactions for digital media and interactive entertainment companies. Prior to banking, Dave was a corporate lawyer.

Dave received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

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