William Kidd is a Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) research director at IHS Markit.
A financial expert in our TMT consulting practice, advising on potential investments and M&A, he is a truth dealer and trusted advisor. His accomplishments in finance are at the highest level, alongside his perspectives and capabilities in corporate strategy and finance, corporate game theory, investment analysis, value creation, and financial modeling. At IHS Markit, Mr. Kidd’s consulting track record includes leading consulting engagements on Ambarella, Broadcom, Broadcom + Qualcomm + NXP, Freescale, Globalfoundries, Infineon, Marvell, MediaTek, Renesas and Skyworks. Mr. Kidd joined IHS Markit through its 2010 acquisition of iSuppli. Previously, he was a senior equity research analyst at Lehman Brothers, HSBC Securities, C.E. Unterberg, Towbin and Wedbush Morgan Securities, where he earned the highest accolades from clients. Personally, he ranked as a top Wall Street industry analyst by fund managers through organizations like Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates, Forbes and Buyside magazine. His equity and capital markets experience for 10+ years covered companies in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. His investment banking experience includes pitching, winning and selling over thirty public equity, debt, convertible and merger transactions, working with companies like AOL, Dish Network, Eutelsat, Intelsat, L-3 Communications, Liberty Media, Loral Space, Sirius XM Radio, ViaSat and Vivendi. Mr. Kidd also has a background in corporate credit, having led due diligence projects for the industrial research department of IBJ, the Industrial Bank of Japan, where he evaluated potential investments. Mr. Kidd’s university degrees include an MBA in finance from Loyola Marymount University, United States.