Katherine Benson

Katie joined Presidio in 2010. Katie has ten years of investment banking and equity research experience. At Presidio, Katie focuses on M&A and capital raising advisory services to high-growth, privately-held Internet and SaaS companies. Katie has participated in more than $600 million M&A, capital raising and financial advisory transactions across multiple high profile deals including VinSolutions sale to Autotrader.com, ClickMotive’s sale to DealerTrack, AutoAlert’s recapitalization led by HGGC, KPA’s sale to CIVC Partners and ReverseRisk’s sale to Reynolds & Reynolds. Prior to joining Presidio, Katie was an equity research associate at CanaccordGenuity covering medium and large cap companies in the data center infrastructure sector with an emphasis on communications equipment and data storage companies. Katie started her career as an equity research associate at Thomas Weisel Partners on the consumer hardlines team with an emphasis on the automotive retailing and auction industries. Katie holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses. She earned her B.S. degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School in 2006.