David Grove

David Grove is passionate about helping founders and PE/VC backed management teams execute on complex transactions. Mr. Grove founded Vaquero Capital in 2011 to serve private Saas, Internet/mobile & data companies throughout their lifecycle and has over 19 years experience advising companies on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. David has advised on over 45 transactions at Vaquero and over 120 transactions in his career. His clients/ transactions have included Alchemy Systems, DealerFx, Hyphen, Drilling Info, Allegro, Irth Solutions, Kony, Manta Media, HomeAway, Alchemy Systems, Zillow, StreetEasy/ Zillow, Vision/ Granicus, Quorum/ Entero, Dachis/Sprinklr, Brightcove, TechMediaNetwork, Motricity, ReachLocal, DTS, Monotype Imaging, Lexar Media, and DivX. He has worked on transactions with many leading investor partnerships, including Insight Venture Partners, Accel/KKR, Bain Capital, Benchmark Capital, Austin Ventures, TCV, Greycroft, ABS, Oak Investments and Redpoint Venture Partners. David was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has been a senior leader in SaaS, Mobile, Internet & Digital Media groups in the middle market. He began his investment banking career at Cowen & Co. and served as a corporate attorney previously. He holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law. Mr. Grove loves the slopes on Tahoe, Whistler/ Blackcomb, raising his three daughters, enjoying live music (from Willie Nelson to LCD Soundsystem) and playing golf.