Our global team of eCommerce experts are the key to your successful exit

Meet The Team

Emmett Kilduff

Emmett Kilduff

Co-founder & CEO

With over a decade in leading M&A firms Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, Emmett brings billions of dollars of acquisition expertise to your eCommerce exit strategy. Emmett founded a data business, Eagle Alpha, with clients including hedge funds, private equity firms and aggregators. He oversees all the exits that The Fortia Group advises on.

David Hyland

David Hyland

Co-founder & COO

David brings finance, operations and Amazon seller experience. Prior to joining he was CFO of a leading SaaS eCommerce platform that helps over 7,000 Amazon and online marketplace sellers manage customer support, feedback and pricing in one place. Prior to this David founded and led the international headquarters for Marin Software (NYSE:MRIN), a US SaaS Adtech platform.

Paul Hanley

Paul Hanley

Co – Founder & Director of eCommerce

Paul is an expert at both launching and accelerating brand growth on Amazon. He has historically worked with Amazon FBA agency Luzern and a fast growing FMCG brand WaterWipes growing multimillion online revenues +108% in mature hyper competitive Amazon marketplaces.

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Gerald Schoenbucher

Gerald Schoenbucher

Gerald is CEO of real.de. Real.de is one of the largest online marketplaces in Germany. It is owned by the Schwarz Group, Europe’s largest retail company with €113bn in revenue in 2019. Gerald is leading the growth of real.de and a 500+ person team.

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson is currently an investor, and advisor to startups. Previously he was CTO at Thrasio, Giphy, Smartify and the Head of Data Science/Analytics at Reputation.com. He holds an BS and MS in CS from MIT and the MIT Media Lab.

Our Experience

Value of transactions advised on

Billions
With over a decade in leading M&A firms Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, our CEO brings billions of dollars of transactions expertise to your eCommerce exit strategy.

High valuations

5.75x
We achieve high valuations for our clients. For example, BeLive exited for 5.75x valuing the company at $17.5m.

Current Mandates

9
We currently have 9 mandates of US and European brands in categories including baby, home, outdoor and supplements.

Global M&A Experience

Exit Ready

Exit Ready
We make your business “Buyer Ready” by advising on your financials, branding, and product opportunities.

Sell Your Business

Sell Your Business
We negotiate the best sale of your eCommerce business through our trusted network of buyers.

Post Exit

Post Exit
We support you through the transition and earnout period.

Our Values

We put clients first

We put clients first
We keep clients’ interests first. We work with colleagues to deliver the best of the firm to every client. We listen to what our clients wants and needs.

We lead with exceptional ideas

We lead with exceptional ideas
Leveraging different perspectives to gain new insights. We are innovation driven and believe in continuous improvements.

We do the right thing

We do the right thing
We act with integrity. We think like an owner to create long-term shareholder value.
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