Mergers and Acquisitions
J. Ho teaches in the Finance area at Darden. His research interests have
included include mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, equity
research analysts behavior, investment bank reputations and underwriter choice
in initial public offerings.
Ho is a founder and managing director of CLB Partners,
LLC, a financial advisory firm focused on providing mergers and acquisitions
advisory services to middle-market companies and custom executive education
programs for financial institutions. Prior to co-founding CLB Partners, he was a
principal in mergers and acquisitions and director of Asia-Pacific investment
banking at Robertson Stephens & Company, a leading financial advisor to
emerging growth companies in the high-technology, health care and consumer
products and specialty retailing industries. Before joining Robertson Stephens,
he was in the mergers and acquisitions department at the First Boston
Corporation under the direction of Bruce Wasserstein and Joe Perella.
has also served as a professor of finance at Babson College and Butler
University, teaching courses in financial statement analysis, enterprise
valuation, corporate restructuring and investment banking; he is currently a
director of the Telamon Corporation and FibroChem, LLC.