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How Goldman Sachs nabbed the top three tech deals of 2019 and took a big lead in M&A

How Goldman Sachs nabbed the top three tech deals of 2019 and took a big lead in M&A

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Sam Britton, head of tech, media and telecom M&A at Goldman SachsSource: Goldman SachsIn the perpetual battle for tech investment banking supremacy, Goldman Sachs has taken a commanding lead this year over its Wall Street rivals, thanks to its top role in the three biggest deals of 2019.The guy at the center of the action, Sam Britton, is a mountain biking New England transplant who you've probably never heard of. He is so publicity averse that he preferred not to have his individual photo at the top of this story (sorry, Sam). He's a far cry from the swashbuckling Wall Street legends like Bruce Wasserstein, Jimmy Lee and Felix Rohatyn, who once controlled banking and were perfectly comfortable posing for magazine covers.Britton, 50, is the head of Goldman's technology, media and telec...