FYI. Viant received financial advice from San Francisco-based Robertson Stephens Inc., with A number of people have been asking about the names of the particular advisors on the VIANT deal. According to www.TheDeal.com, the were as follows:
"Peter Lombard, managing director and head of Robertson Stephens' Boston office, leading the negotiating team. Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc. provided a fairness opinion, and Palo Alto, Calif., law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosatti offered legal services."