Clark Callander

Co-Head of Investment Banking, Managing Director

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Office Address

GCA Advisors, LLC
One Maritime Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States of America

T: +1 (415) 318-3600


Clark Callander is Co-Head of Investment Banking, a member of the Executive Committee and a co-founder of GCA.  Over the past thirty-five years, Clark and the teams he has led have advised on more than 500 public and private market financings, merger & acquisitions, leveraged buy-out, recapitalizations, joint ventures, takeover defenses, stock buybacks, balance sheet restructurings and senior and subordinated debt financings.   Over his career, some of his clients have included: TimeWarner, NaviSite, Quest Software, Legendary Pictures, Abgenix Pharmaceuticals, Arthrocare, United Artists, DealerTrack, General Motors, Vista Healthcare, Robert Mondavi Corporation, 3i and Landmark Ventures.

Prior to co-founding GCA, Clark was a member of the management team at Robertson Stephens & Company.  In his roles at Robertson Stephens, he ran of the Private Capital Group, a business unit which he started. During his ten years at the firm, he raised nearly $10 billion dollars of capital for over 300 pre-public and public company clients. While at Robertson Stephens, he also headed European Investment Banking, and was co-head of the Global Corporate Finance.  Clark began his investment banking career at PaineWebber where he had several rolls in the technology, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets departments. His also included real estate development and management at Parke-Moore Corporation and the LBO group at Union Bank of California.

Over the last three decades, Clark has been actively involved as an early stage/growth investor in over fifty companies, primarily in the technology sectors.  He has served (or currently serves) on company, advisory and non-profit Boards including: RocketSpace, H. Barton Asset Management, IDG Ventures Europe, SF Boys and Girls Clubs, St Ignatius College Preparatory, Leland Stanford University Development and Joseph Wharton School Development.   He earned a Bachelor of Sciences from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Joseph Wharton School with Honors.

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