IMPROVED USA welcomes global Tech deal-making expert Mark Bradt as Managing Director

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IMPROVED is pleased to announce that Mark Bradt has joined its specialist team as Managing Director. Mark has over 20 years of experience in cross-border Tech deal-making. Complementing his technical expertise and deep understanding of the Tech ecosystem and market dynamics, Mark brings an extensive network of relevant decision-makers, investors, and buyers in the Technology domain. Based out of San Diego, CA, Mark will lead operations and further expand IMPROVED´s deal-making efforts in the US – and beyond, supported by our local team of Associate Partners and industry experts, Hans Gieskes, Omar Hatamleh, Mark Joseph, Prachi Vakharia, and Jonathan Mayer.

Mark joins IMPROVED from spending many years within Houlihan Lokey’s Global Technology Group on the West Coast of the US. He is an experienced M&A professional with a significant advisory track record across the M&A and growth equity spectrum. For the past decade, Mark has supported an array of entrepreneurial teams of fast-growing international Tech companies, including a significant number of software businesses, on sell-side, buy-side, carveout and growth equity, and/or equity recapitalisation transactions.

“I am very excited to be joining the global IMPROVED team given their history of market-leading corporate finance services and expertise in key sectors across the technology, energy and mobility domains. We are at an inflexion point in the development of an array of new technologies that will propel the world toward a more sustainable future. To be able to support key stakeholders, investors, founders and management teams in driving iconic innovation and realising their visions, is a unique and meaningful opportunity,” said Mark Bradt.

Frank Verbeek, Managing Partner at IMPROVED, continued: “We are thrilled to have a deal-making expert as Mark join our specialist team and further expand our US – and global – activities. Especially in times like these, sector expertise, sheer dedication, and deal-making creativity are needed to realize optimal stakeholder value and impact. With Mark on board, we are well prepared to further support entrepreneurial teams and together accelerate relevant iconic innovation – on a global scale. Mark will benefit from and be able to leverage the collective insights we have developed from the unmatched deal-making we have been doing for the past nine years.”

With Mark on board, IMPROVED further expands its global presence, deal-making capabilities, industry expertise, and network of key decision-makers in Technology, Energy, and Mobility.

As specialist corporate finance advisors, we know what it takes to support pioneers and industry leaders to achieve optimal impact through iconic innovation.

Reach out to our specialist team to discuss how we can best support you.

Mark can be reached at

For more information, you can contact Daniel directly or reach out to Frank Verbeek (Managing Partner) at


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