A Boutique TMT Firm Focused on Investment and Technology Advisory Services

APRIL 17, 2013, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – A new advisory has been established by a seasoned team of technologists, startup founders, managing directors in global ventures and investment advisors.

Drawing on its founders’ cross-functional expertise, Xona offers a unique multi-disciplinary, integrative technology and investment advisory service to investment funds that includes pre-investment due diligence and post-investment full-lifecycle management, and works with technology players on their evolution roadmaps and strategies.

“We have been observing for some time now, the growing gap in technology and financial advisory services and the need to provide thorough assessment, expert advice and innovative solutions in the rapidly changing Internet technology and telecom sectors” stated Dr. Riad Hartani, Partner.

Dr. James Shanahan, Partner added: “Our team has the executive leadership experience that bridges technology, finance, marketing and business development silos to deliver to our clients rich and insightful solutions that enable innovation.”

The services of Xona Partners focus on two main areas:

1) Pre and post investment services

  • M&A due diligence (business and technical)
  • Investment advisory
  • Full life-cycle management

2) Technology advisory services in the TMT sector

  • 4G/broadband & mobile communications
  • Big Data infrastructure and analytics
  • Cloud platforms and applications

“A confluence of factors that include increasing complexity of modern technology, the pressure for consolidation in the TMT sector and the aftershocks of the financial crisis made a strong and poignant case for Xona’s expert investment and technology advisory services.” said Ritendra Roy, Partner, “The feedback we received from our clients and the needs we observed are at the heart of our commitment to our clients and the design of our service portfolio.”

Xona Partners operates from four regional hubs in San Francisco, Paris, Dubai and Singapore. Our global footprint, local talent and deep subject matter expertise meets the demands of the rapid pace of technology change and the requirements for strong financial returns.