Allen Born focuses on originating and executing middle-market investment banking transactions in the Internet and Digital Media sector. He has advised on exclusive sale assignments, buy-side transactions, financings, and various other strategic advisory assignments and has completed more than 50 transactions totaling over $13 billion in consideration.
Prior to joining Fairmount, Allen was a member of StifelNicolaus’ technology investment banking group, where he led the firm’s Internet investment banking effort and was a frequent member of Stifel’s Fairness Opinion Committee. He joined StifelNicolaus in 2005 as part of the firm’s acquisition of Legg Mason Capital Markets. Prior to the acquisition, he spent five years as a member of Legg Mason’s Strategic Advisory Group, where he was responsible for executing middle-market M&A and financial advisory engagements. Previously, Allen worked in business development and branch operations at Epoch Internet, a privately held Internet service provider.
Allen Born received his M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and his B.S. in Finance, with a minor in Economics, from The Pennsylvania State University.