Our Management Team

Wayne Johnson is a mergers and acquisitions advisor to private equity firms in the FinTech & Payment sector. In that capacity he has worked as an operating partner, board observer and transaction consultant with responsibilities for competitive landscape overview, identifying targets, valuation and due diligence. He is a founding member of the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC), the leading FinTech lobbying organization designed to educate law-makers on the mission critical nature of this infrastructure. He was Managing Director and lead FinTech & Payments equity research analyst at Raymond James (2005‐2018) and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (1999‐2005).  

Mr. Johnson cultivated relationships throughout the industry and marketed his research ideas to institutional investors in the US, Canada and Europe. During this time Mr. Johnson launched coverage on over 40 public companies, was known as a prolific writer, producing deep industry and company research reports which were frequently requested by venture capital, private equity and corporate boards. Among the IPOs awarded to Mr. Johnson were: PayPal, Vantiv, Fleetcor, Blackhawk, XOOM, TNS, OnDeck and CPI Card Group. Mr. Johnson resides in Atlanta with his wife and two children.