Meet The Team
Thomas is the Founder of FE International. He is a serial business entrepreneur and M&A expert, having built the industry leading firm in the $1-100M global technology sector. With experience dating back to the early 2000s, Smale offers invaluable technical, diligence and negotiation advice to early stage and seasoned business owners alike, which has resulted in over 800 success exits. Smale can be regularly found speaking at industry events where he enjoys meeting like minded entrepreneurs and investors.
Ismael is the Group CEO of FE International, the market leader in the sale of SaaS, E-commerce and Content businesses. Over the past decade Wrixen has overseen 750+ successful acquisitions totaling more than half a billion dollars in value. Wrixen is also a principal fund manager at LTV SaaS Fund, the world’s leading mid-cap SaaS fund and is a member of the Forbes Finance Council. Wrixen’s previous background was in large-cap M&A investment banking, where he executed several high-profile public deals, namely in the Technology sector.
Natasha is Chief of Staff at FE International and is responsible for FE’s international teams based in New York, London and San Francisco. Hall brings a decade of experience in Investment Banking, at HSBC and BNP Paribas, where she rose to Global Institutional Business Manager. Her past experience places Hall perfectly for our 60+ employees across three continents, who in turn manage over 53,000 business owners and investors in 32 countries.
Mergers & Acquisitions - Department Leaders
Kevin Oh, CFA
Kevin is a Vice President for Mergers and Acquisitions at FE International. Kevin brings years of experience in institutional asset management with J.P. Morgan. At FE International, Kevin is responsible for SaaS and Software opportunities and with his team, enjoys the #1 ranked position globally for small and mid-cap SaaS and Software M&A. Kevin enjoys spending time at tech conferences, as well as educating potential investors on industry trends.
Jaimee is a Senior Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions team at FE International. Jaimee is FE International’s top ranked Content M&A advisor, having managed her team to close over 100 acquisitions over the past two years. She brings experience in Corporate Finance, where she has worked within M&A and Debt Advisory teams in the technology markets. Jaimee has a passion for entrepreneurship and runs a portfolio of successful online businesses.
PR & International Deal Marketing - Department Leader
Andrea is a trusted public relations leader and senior adviser, with over 15 years of experience working with C-Suite executives to meet business objectives. As a proven expert in strategic communications, integrated marketing, brand building, media relations, digital and social media, content creation, and influencer engagement, Ferguson harnesses the unique creativity and originality of each business to clearly communicate their value to prospective buyers. Highly-skilled in campaign development and management from conception to implementation with a strong ability to influence thinking, forge strategic alliances, and build consensus.
Origination & Onboarding - Department Leader
Nikita is the Vice President of the Origination & Onboarding team at FE International. Nikita brings the knowledge and experience of working with US-based private equity firms, where he focused on performing deal sourcing and due diligence in the $5-$10 million valuation range. Nikita graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a triple concentration in Finance, International Management, and Strategy & Innovation.