Nick is a founding partner of Marks Baughan & Co., a boutique investment bank that provides M&A and capital advisory services to emerging growth companies, primarily in the technology and business services sectors.
Mr. Baughan has 20 years of investment banking experience and has advised on over 80 transactions totaling over $13 billion. Prior to co-founding Marks Baughan, Mr. Baughan was a senior member of the Credit Suisse First Boston Technology Group where he ran the Global Technology Services banking effort based in Palo Alto and New York. In this capacity, Mr. Baughan was responsible for establishing and maintaining CEO, CFO and other senior level relationships with leading Technology Services companies, including Accenture, Affiliated Computer, Compaq, Computer Sciences Corp., Cognizant, Dell, Deloitte & Touche, Electronic Data Systems, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Perot Systems and Reynolds & Reynolds. Mr. Baughan also coordinated closely with leading West Coast and East Coast private equity sponsors in identifying and executing investment and monetization opportunities.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Baughan was a senior banker at Thomas Weisel Partners in San Francisco and at Salomon Smith Barney in NYC.
Mr. Baughan received a BA from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.