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Why Needham & Company for Investment Banking? / Overview of Needham & Company

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Needham & Company is a boutique investment bank serving clients across the United States. It also offers equity research, sales and trading, asset management, and other corporate services. The firm was founded by 3 veteran bankers and specializes in growth companies.

Needham has industry expertise in TMT, healthcare, and cannabis. Needham also has operations in China, Europe, and Israel.

Needham & Company Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with Needham & Company, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment banking group has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We articulate how you can answer this question thoughtfully in our Investment Banking Course. We also cover all technical and qualitative information you need to get a top investment banking offer.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

Needhan & Company acted as a book-running manager for the IPO of tech solutions firm Credo.

  • Transaction Description: Credo Technology Group went public on the NASDAQ under ticker CRDO.

  • Transaction Value: US$230M

  • Transaction Date: Closed January 2022

Needham & Company Transaction

Fact Sheet

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  • Company Name: Needham & Company

  • Description: Needham & Company is an independent investment bank and asset management firm specializing in advisory services and financings for growth companies

  • Bank Category: Boutique

  • Ticker: Needham & Company is a privately held company

  • Founded: 1985

  • Employees: 150

  • Chief Executive Officer: John Prior Jr.

  • Headquarters: New York City, USA


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Needham & Company Salary

Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for a Financial Analyst at Needham & Company is $65k - $90k.

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