Mr. Balciunas is one of the founding partners of Signal Hill and has over 20 years of investment banking experience, primarily in the Education, Education Technology, and Media sectors.
Prior to joining Signal Hill, he was at Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Investment Banking group based in New York. Previously, he was at Bear, Stearns & Co. in the Investment Banking group in New York. He began his career in investment banking at Alex. Brown & Sons.
He earned both his B.S. (cum laude) and M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Winner, M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 (2014)
Notable Clients & Transactions: Sterling Partners' Education Opportunity Fund's minority investment in Panopto; the sale of Compass Learning to Edgenuity; TEGNA's divestiture of Sightline Media Group to Regent Companies; TEGNA's divestiture of Clipper Magazine to Valassis; the sale of Interactive Achivement (IA) to PowerSchool; Wicks Group of Companies' investment in Little Sprouts; the sale of Infosnap to PowerSchool; New Harbor Capital's majority investment in New York Kids Club; Gannett's divestiture of Gannett Healthcare Group; Vicente Capital Partners' investment in Global LT; K12 Inc.'s divestiture of select businesses to Safanad Education Ventures Limited; Nielsen's acquisition of Arbitron; the sale of CiNet to VectorLearning; the sale of Outside the Classroom Inc. to EverFi; the sale of Smarththinking to TutorVista and Pearson.
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