Mooreland Partners Expands Global Enterprise Software Team with Senior Banker Hires in Silicon Valley Office

Jim Schroder and Anuj Ralhan have joined Mooreland’s Global Enterprise Software Team

Foster City, CA – September 6, 2017 –  Mooreland Partners, the leading independent investment bank providing M&A and private capital advisory services to the global technology industry, is pleased to announce the additions of Jim Schroder and Anuj Ralhan to the firm. Both Jim and Anuj will be based in Mooreland’s Silicon Valley office and be part of the firm’s global Enterprise Software industry practice group.

Jim Schroder has over 20 years investment banking experience in senior technology banking positions with Arma Partners, Lehman Brothers and Montgomery & Co. in Silicon Valley, New York and London.   Jim has successfully led over $35 billion in M&A and financing transactions with a broad array of SaaS, Software and Private Equity firms including SAP, Adobe, Aspect, Deltek, Genesys, Neustar, VASCO, Verint, Verisk Analytics, Accel-KKR, Golden Gate Capital, GTCR, Insight Venture Partners, Permira, Summit Partners, Vista Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus amongst a host of others.

Prior to joining Mooreland, Jim led all aspects of Arma Partners’ US technology M&A business in Palo Alto, and originated and executed nearly all of the firm’s US-based client engagements for nine years. He has extensive experience advising public and private companies on domestic and cross-border M&A in both sell-side and buy-side transactions.

Jim holds an MBA from Yale University, a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering (with Distinction) from the US Naval Academy, an advanced program in Nuclear Engineering and served as a fast attack submarine officer in the US Navy.

Anuj Ralhan has nearly 10 years experience in technology investment banking with Stephens Inc. and GCA Savvian where he has advised clients on M&A, debt and equity capital raising transactions. Prior to investment banking, Anuj worked in the security software industry with Cornerstone Technologies, Symantec Corporation and Riptech in product management, sales and marketing roles.  Anuj earned MBAs from Columbia Business School and the Walter A. Haas School of Business through the joint Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA program where he graduated with Honors. Mr. Ralhan also graduated from George Washington University with a Masters degree in Engineering Management and the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelors degree in Economics. Additionally, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP).

“With the addition of Jim and Anuj to our Enterprise Software team, Mooreland has reinforced its position as the leading provider of M&A advisory and capital raising services to enterprise software and services companies on a global basis.  Mooreland has closed over 25 software transactions in the past three years, and we expect our pace of activity to accelerate,” said Patrick Seely, Managing Partner of Mooreland Partners.  “We have built a successful enterprise software practice in the Silicon Valley, and we want to further increase our market coverage on the West Coast and beyond.  Jim and Anuj add deep domain knowledge and valuable transaction experience to our software team,” said Brad Topchik, Managing Director in Mooreland’s New York office.

Jim Schroder, Managing Director
jschroder@moorelandpartners.com
Tel: +1 650 330 3782

Anuj Ralhan, Executive Director
aralhan@moorelandpartners.com
Tel: +1 650 330 3793