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Madeleine Desmond

Signal Hill's David Dolan and Matt Fiore Win Emerging Leaders Awards

Published on: 04/13/2016

BALTIMORE, MD - Signal Hill, a leading advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies, is pleased to announce that  David Dolan and Matt Fiore, have been honored by the The M&A Advisor as recipients of its 7th annual “Emerging Leaders Award”. Mr. Dolan and Mr. Fiore were selected as winners in recognition of their accomplishments and expertise from a pool of nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

“These coveted awards are recognition of the top-tier talent we bring to every engagement. We’re so pleased that Dave’s and Matt’s achievements have been acknowledged by the industry experts at the M&A Advisor,” said Scott Wieler, Chairman and CEO of Signal Hill. “They are both well-known within Signal Hill for their tireless client service, leadership, and deep sector knowledge. On behalf of the firm, I want to extend deeply felt congratulations to both Dave and Matt.”

“The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards was born as the 40 Under 40 Awards in the United States in 2010 to recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who had reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community. With the expansion of the Emerging Leaders program to the United Kingdom, and Europe earlier this year, the 2016 US award winners join a truly global network of young leaders,” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor.

Mr. Dolan, a Managing Director in Signal Hill’s Reston, Virginia office, has 10 years of investment banking and M&A advisory experience and focuses on enterprise software companies in the middle market, specifically mobility and connectivity focused businesses in the transportation, logistics, and supply chain sectors. Mr. Fiore, a Managing Director in Signal Hill’s New York office, has more than 15 years of investment banking and corporate development experience and concentrates on IT security and services sectors.

To view the complete list of this year Emerging Leaders Award Winners, please click here. For more details on Mr. Dolan’s and Mr. Fiore’s backgrounds, please visit Signal Hill’s website.

About Signal Hill

Signal Hill, named 2015 Boutique Technology Investment Bank of the Year by the Global M&A Network, is a leading advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies. Signal Hill's experienced bankers provide deep domain expertise and an unyielding commitment to clients in our sectors: Internet & Digital Media, Internet Infrastructure, Services and Software. With more than 600 completed transactions and offices in Baltimore, Bangalore, Boston, Mumbai, Nashville, New York, Reston and San Francisco, Signal Hill leverages deep strategic industry and financial sponsor relationships to help our clients achieve Greater Outcomes®. For more information visit

About The M&A Advisor

Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals with a comprehensive range of services including M&A SUMMITS; M&A AWARDS; M&A CONNECTS™; M&A ALERTS™, M&A LINKS™, M&A DEALS, MandA.TV and M&A MARKET INTEL™. Visit to learn more.

Signal Hill’s David Dolan and Matt Fiore Win Emerging Leaders Awards