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Mercury Access - about us

About Us

We Provide TMT Leadership and Expertise to Investors and Operators

Mercury Access is an executive management and consulting firm that focused on the tailwinds of Digital Infrastructure development. Mercury applies its expertise to drive sustainable long-term growth and value creation for all stakeholders. The founding partners of Mercury Access have been leading Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) companies as chief executives, C-Suite operators, Board members and advisors for over 30+ years in the U.S. and abroad.  The team focuses on operations excellence, leadership, technical design and engineering, sourcing new capital, and business development to improve financial performance of the TMT projects that it manages.

Our Founders, Peter Aquino and Dennis O’Connell, each have over 35 years of experience in creating value in TMT through:
  • leading both large and small operations 

  • raising debt and equity capital in the private and public markets 

  • executing M&A including post-acquisition integration and synergy realization 

  • implementing turnarounds and restructurings

  • serving on public company boards

We work with professional investors to place investment capital with entrepreneurs, who have:
  • a need for working capital and/or liquidity 

  • limited access to capital 

  • resource constraints inhibiting the growth of their business

  • potential succession challenges

​We engage with private equity firms, family offices, and Operating companies in a myriad of situations, including:​
  • conducting operations and financial due diligence

  • collaborating directly with management teams to successfully execute their business plans 

  • managing an investment asset or portfolio of assets

  • leading or assisting with turnarounds and restructurings

  • stepping into the C-Suite to help companies transition into a high-performance team

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