Adjunct Professor @ USC Marshall School of Business
Managing Director @ N3 Capital, LLC
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) @
With over 30 years of experience in various senior capacities internationally, Ivan is a Managing Director at Siemer & Associates, a leading global merchant bank focused on digital media, Internet, and SaaS. In that capacity, he is responsible for origination, business development, deal sourcing, conversion, and executing client mandates. Ivan is an advisor to Siemer Ventures, focused
With over 30 years of experience in various senior capacities internationally, Ivan is a Managing Director at Siemer & Associates, a leading global merchant bank focused on digital media, Internet, and SaaS. In that capacity, he is responsible for origination, business development, deal sourcing, conversion, and executing client mandates. Ivan is an advisor to Siemer Ventures, focused on early stage investing.
Ivan is an Adjunct Professor at USC Marshall School of Business where he teaches a class on raising capital. He also serves on the board of Digital Jersey, helping build the island's digital economy and ecosystem.
Prior to Siemer, Ivan was the Head of the Technology Practice at Barrington Associates, a division of Well Fargo Securities. Prior to WFS, he served as Portfolio Manager for N3 Technology Fund, a long/short hedge fund. Prior to N3, he was the GM at SOA Software, responsible for M&A, strategic alliances, and joint ventures. Prior to SOA, Ivan was the President of Vertex Systems focused on technology strategy, implementation, and IP monetization. Prior to Vertex, he was the Director of European Operations for TLD Systems in Paris, France.
Ivan is a member of YPO, a Wexner Heritage Fellow, and was a finalist at the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He serves on several boards including, LAVA, LA Chamber of Commerce, USC Marshall Partners, Junior Achievement of Southern California, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Ivan is a frequent speaker at industry events including the INC 500, OnMedia, AlwaysOn, LAVA, among others and has been featured in numerous publications including Fortune Magazine, LA Times, and the LA Business Journal.
Ivan received his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and his Bachelor’s of Engineering from McGill University. He has completed executive education programs at HBS and Stanford. He is a General Securities Principal licensed with FINRA/SIPC (formerly NASD).
Specialties:Venture Capital, Growth Capital, M&A, Technology Finance
Managing Director @ Siemer & Associates is an experienced digital media, internet and technology investment bank. It was founded with the desire to provide specialized, senior level transaction experience to small and mid-size companies. Our professionals have successfully completed more than 50 transactions that resulted in over $6 billion in sell-side mandates and raised over $200 million in equity capital. We provide the highest level of corporate M&A, capital raising and financial advisory services.
S&A is committed to offering honest advice and guidance based on relevant experience, deep domain knowledge, and an understanding of the market – providing insight and education for our clients to make informed decisions. The result is an enviable record of client satisfaction and success. From January 2010 to Present (5 years 10 months) Adjunct Professor @ I teach a class named "Raising Capital" which is an overview of needs and challenges of raising capital throughout the lifecycle of a company. From January 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaMember of Board of Driectors @ Building Jersey's Technology Ecosystem From December 2012 to Present (2 years 11 months) Jersey, United KingdomAdvisor @ Identifying and Assessing Investment Opportunities From January 2010 to Present (5 years 10 months) Santa MonicaManaging Director @ Barrington Associates is one of the leading mid-market investment banks in the US. My focus is on providing the highest level of investment banking services to the tech sector. From July 2008 to December 2009 (1 year 6 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaManaging Director @ Technology focused long/short hedge fund. From April 2007 to July 2008 (1 year 4 months) GM & Executive VP @ From April 2004 to April 2007 (3 years 1 month) President @ Technology Consulting From April 1993 to April 2004 (11 years 1 month) Director of European Operations @ Paris, France From April 1989 to April 1993 (4 years 1 month)
MBA, Finance @ University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business From 1987 to 1989 Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Engineering @ McGill University From 1980 to 1984 Ivan Nikkhoo is skilled in: Mergers, Growth Capital, Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, Hedge Funds, Corporate Development, Deal Structuring, Private Equity, Private Placements, Start-ups, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Consulting, Entrepreneur, Venture Financing, M&A experience, Business Strategy, Capital, Project Finance, Strategic Partnerships, SaaS, Mergers & Acquisitions, Negotiation, Business Development, Executive Management, Capital Raising, Finance, Angel Investing, Deal Sourcing, Financial Structuring, Acquisitions, Leveraged Finance, Start-up Ventures, Digital Media, Funding, Board of Directors, International Business, Deal Execution, Leadership, Growth Strategies, Corporate Governance