Needham & Company, LLC is a nationally recognized investment banking and asset management firm focused solely on growth companies and their investors. Founded in 1985 by George Needham, David Townes and Raymond Godfrey, Jr., the firm is headquartered in New York City with offices in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Menlo Park, CA.
Needham’s principal activities involve assisting our clients through a variety of advisory and transaction-related services, with a specific focus on:
Since its inception, the firm has acted as lead or co-manager in over 640 public offerings (including 215 IPOs), been an agent on more than 100 private placements, and completed over 330 mergers and acquisitions. Together, these transactions total almost $95 billion.
At Needham, extensive experience in our markets, combined with the teamwork inherent in our independent partnership structure, enables us to provide clients with the long-term advice they need to achieve their business goals. The Firm's commitment to exceptional service is unique in today’s business climate, and is born of a tradition which stresses integrity above all else.