David joined Akira Partners in 2021 after more than 20 years of investment banking experience focusing on the Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector. He has advised on M&A transactions worth over $100bn in the European TMT space.

David joined Akira after more than a decade at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he was a Partner based in the firm’s London office covering TMT clients across the EMEA region. He started his career in the telecom investment banking team at Merrill Lynch where he advised corporates and managers on a broad range of mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and debt/equity financings.

Throughout his advisory career, David has worked on a large number of landmark transactions in the European TMT sector, having originated and executed acquisitions, divestitures and mergers on behalf of corporate and sponsor clients across Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, and the Nordics.

David is originally from Sweden and graduated with a MSc degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.