Steve B. Tye’s investment banking practice is focused on providing merger and acquisition advisory services as well as private equity capital raising services to middle market and emerging growth companies. With over 15 years of investment banking and private equity experience, he has completed numerous transactions across industries with clients that include private equity funds, public and private corporations, and family-owned businesses. Since 2004, Steve’s primary focus has been on the technology, business services and healthcare industries.
As a member of the General Partner of C&B Capital, the private equity affiliate of Croft & Bender, Steve also has experience on the principal investing side, including serving or having served as a Board Observer for BPG Holdings, ControlScan, FX Bridge Technologies, Q2ebanking (NYSE: QTWO) and SnagAJob.com, as well as being involved in several other investments. Prior to joining Clairfield’s partner in Atlanta, Steve helped start and build ITC Financial Services, serving the prepaid financial services industry. He also worked with public and private companies in his prior investment banking experience with Credit Suisse First Boston, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and First Union Securities.
Steve received an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a BS with Special Attainments in Commerce, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University. He was also recently the only investment banker named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Who’s Who in Technology 2015.