Moorgate professionals have decades of investment banking experience advising and investing in companies in technology, media, and communications at various stages of development, across geographies, and across all types of transactions.
Our senior team is directly involved in advising on transactions - we take a team approach and commit resources to provide clients with the best advice in every situation.
JOHN WHITE, Partner - San Francisco, CA
Prior to founding Moorgate Partners in 2010, Mr. White spent 20 years advising, financing, and investing in companies both domestically and internationally. Mr. White ran the Media and Communications Group at JP Morgan Chase Securities in the U.S. and Chase Manhattan’s Media and Communications Group in London. Mr. White sat on the JP Morgan Chase’s Client Executive Council. Mr. White also ran Wachovia Securities’ TMT Group where he also sat on the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Management Committee. Mr. White has worked with such companies as CBS, Viacom, Time Warner, Cox, NTL/Virgin, BBC, ABC, NCMI, Citadel, Lamar, Clear Channel, Hearst, IAC, Telescope.tv and AOL. Mr. White has been an early investor in wireless, broadband communications, social engagement platforms, and marketing services companies.
Mr. White sits on the board of Telescope.tv, ITC Service Group, Modern Media Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: MMDM), and CoachArt.
Mr. White received a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College in 1985.
MICHAEL ALEXANDER, Partner - New York, NY
Prior to founding Moorgate Partners in 2010, Mr. Alexander worked for 16 years in investment banking groups in London, San Francisco and New York for JP Morgan and Wachovia Securities. As the head of JP Morgan Chase European Emerging Communications Group (1998 - 2000) and the West Coast Emerging Telecom Practice in San Francisco from 2000 - 2002, Mr. Alexander advised and financed multiple growth-oriented companies and executed transactions in excess of $6 billion. More recently with a focus on the U.S. pay TV and broadcasting industries, Mr. Alexander advised a number of clients in connection with complex M&A and financing assignments. Prior to joining JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Alexander worked in Investment Banking at NatWest Markets.
Mr. Alexander sits on the board of ITC Service Group.
Mr. Alexander received a B.S. degree in Banking and Finance from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
JON MEYERS, Vice President - New York, NY
Prior to joining Moorgate Partners in 2011, Mr. Meyers worked for 7 years in investment banking groups for Banc of America Securities, Pali Capital and SG Barr Devlin. Mr. Meyers has advised on over $10 billion of M&A, strategic advisory, restructuring, and capital markets (debt & equity) transactions across various industries including Media, Entertainment, Technology, Gaming, Lodging and Real Estate.
Mr. Meyers received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2004.
JEFF SEDDON, Vice President - San Francisco, CA
Prior to joining Moorgate Partners full time in 2012, Mr. Seddon interned with the firm during the summer of 2011. Mr. Seddon was also a summer analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. where he worked in equity research covering the internet sector.
Mr. Seddon received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Marketing in 2012.
KEIKO FUKUMURA, Administration - San Francisco, CA
Prior to joining Moorgate Partners in 2015, Ms. Fukumura worked for TPG Biotech Ventures. Prior to her time at TPG she worked at JP Morgan Chase. Ms. Fukumura is responsible for managing the administrative functions of the firm.
Ms. Fukumura received a Bachelors of Science from Boston University.