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Jeff Bean

Managing Director

Jeff Bean is a Founding Member and Managing Director at Vista Point Advisors. Jeff helped found Vista Point in 2011 to serve founders and management teams of private, software/internet companies seeking investment or full/partial liquidity events. Jeff has 15 years of investment banking experience focused exclusively on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising projects in software and internet verticals.

Prior to Vista Point, Jeff worked at a Silicon Valley-based boutique investment bank where he focused on M&A and capital raising transactions. Prior to that, Jeff worked at KeyBanc Capital Markets in their Technology, Media and Telecom group in Denver where he executed a variety of transactions, from financings to buy-side and sell-side M&A to IPOs. Jeff has a B.S. from the University of Colorado.

Sell-side Transactions

  • The sale of Eleven Software to Ven Capital Partners
  • The sale of ContentKeeper to Impero (Investcorp)
  • The sale of Totara to Five V
  • The majority recapitalization of Leap by Nexa Equity
  • The sale of Nepris to PSG
  • The minority investment of Zenwork by Spectrum Equity
  • The sale of POWR to Pluribus
  • The majority recapitalization of NINJIO by Gauge Captial
  • The majority recapitalization of by Norwest Venture Partners
  • The sale of Briostack to Evercommerce
  • The majority recapitalization of SoftDocs by Ridgemont Equity Partners
  • The sale of Service Autopilot to Clearent (Advent, FTV)
  • The sale of zyBooks to Wiley
  • The sale of test IO to EPAM Systems
  • An undisclosed sale to Vacation Brands (GSV)
  • The sale of a2z to Personify (Pamlico)
  • The majority recapitalization of Revolution IT by Pemba Capital Partners
  • The majority recapitalization of BizLibrary by Primus Capital
  • The sale of On-Site to RealPage
  • The majority recapitalization of 360Training by PWP Growth
  • The majority recapitalization of Paytronix Systems by Great Hill Partners
  • The sale of Wild Apricot to Personify
  • The sale of CompareCards to LendingTree
  • The sale of LawRoom to EverFi (NEA)
  • The sale of NextAdvisor to Bankrate
  • The sale of Synrevoice to West
  • The sale of Capterra to Gartner
  • The sale of LaxLogix to Hyland Software (Thoma Bravo)
  • The sale of Software Advice to Gartner
  • The sale of ParentLink to Blackboard
  • The sale of Eckim to
  • The sale of ISYS to Lexmark
  • The minority recapitalization of OpinionLab by SSM Partners
  • The sale of Axiom EPM to Kaufman Hall
  • The sale of ServiceU to Active Network
  • The sale of QualitySmith to Reply!

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