Corporate Finance

Industry Focus

Needham & Company, LLC is committed to serving the needs of growth companies in a variety of industries, including clean technology, communications, consumer, financial services, enterprise infrastructure, healthcare, industrial and diversified growth, semiconductors, semiconductor capital equipment, and software. By focusing on a core group of industries, our investment banking professionals have developed the specialized industry expertise and strong relationships necessary to yield results.

As a client, you will receive an unbiased and informed point of view that integrates your strategic and financial needs within the overall industry and economic environment. Needham’s expertise extends beyond the United States to various markets globally, such as China, Europe and Israel.

Needham’s investment banking group is focused on the following sectors:

Clean Technology

  • Energy Creation, Energy Efficiency & Environmental Services
  • Smart Grid
  • Solar/Photovoltaic Technology


  • Optical Components
  • Telecommunications/Broadband Technology
  • Wireless Communications

Enterprise Infrastructure

  • Disk Drives & IT Distribution/IT Hardware & Software
  • Enterprise Storage/Datacenter Technology

Financial Services

  • Asset Managers
  • Broker-Dealers
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts


  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences
  • CNS/Metabolic Disorders, Inflammatory & Infectious Disease
  • Medical Devices & Diagnostics
  • Medical Technology
  • Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Industrial & Diversified Growth

  • Display, Vision & Imaging Technologies
  • Electronic Manufacturing Services & Electronic Components
  • Industrial & Diversified Technologies
  • Industrial Manufacturing & Services
  • Laser-based Technologies
  • Test & Measurement Equipment

Internet, Digital Media & Consumer

  • AdTech
  • Digital Lifestyle
  • e-Commerce
  • Entertainment
  • Leisure & Lifestyle
  • Market Research
  • Mobile Devices
  • Video Content

Semiconductor & Semiconductor Equipment

  • Analog & Mixed Signal Semiconductors
  • Communication IC’s
  • Consumer Semiconductors
  • Semiconductor Equipment
  • Semiconductor Equipment & Specialty Memory

Software & Services

  • Business Services
  • Enterprise Software
  • Electronic Design Automation
  • Financial Technology
  • Infrastructure Software
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