Cole Bader

Cole Bader

Co-Head of Global Technology Group, Tech Product Coverage


Cole joined Stifel in 2010 following the acquisition of Thomas Weisel Partners and is a Managing Director, Head of Technology Investment Banking and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions. Cole has more than 25 years of experience providing strategic advisory services to public and private companies across a broad range of transactions, geographies, and industries.


Cole first joined Thomas Weisel Partners in 2002, where he ultimately served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of M&A. He spent 10 years in the Technology M&A Group at Morgan Stanley, both in New York and London. Cole was also a co-founder of Morgan Stanley's East Coast Technology M&A practice.


Cole received a BA from Princeton University.