Over $12 Billion in Client Outcomes

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A Differentiated Approach
to Investment Banking


The LUMA Process

The typical broad sell-side auction process simply doesn’t work for leading companies in today’s digital media and marketing industries. Proactively selling a company results in adverse selection and often sub-optimizes the result for entrepreneurs and their investors.


Strategic Approach

The LUMA Process involves a more strategic approach to corporate development. We actively engage with decision makers of the leading technology acquirers to provide objective advice regarding strategy and target selection. An introduction via this more organic approach creates opportunities for the targets and results in higher quality strategic matches and better outcomes for all.


Bought, Not Sold

At the end of the day we believe the best companies are bought, not sold. Most investment bankers say this but then engage on a typical auction process. We put our business model where our mouth is.

Leadership with a Singular Focus on
Digital Media and Marketing

Savvy dealmakers with insights into digital and extensive transaction expertise.

Content that Informs
an Industry

Over 6 million views from more than 211 countries means LUMA’s content is global and ubiquitous.
 We have a reputation for prescient insights and radical candor and we leverage this objective credibility for the benefit of our clients.

Recognized Thought Leaders

LUMA’s leaders are outspoken industry experts and digital evangelists. In a complex, fragmented and dynamic world, they make the complicated simple.

LUMA Events

May 12, 2020

Digital Media Summit – New York City

CEOs only. Keynotes, firesides, and interactive breakouts where everyone is a speaker … and always entertainment. DMS is the premier digital media event bar none. Nowhere else are you going to experience these kinds of one-on-one opportunities. The largest acquirers. The most promising tech companies. Leading investors. An invitation-only can’t miss – every May in New York City. Call it coveted. Call it an industry coming-of-age. DMS is when and where digital media comes together to decide what’s important and discuss that in detail, in depth. Have we mentioned entertainment?

June 22, 2020

Cannes Blanc White Party – Cannes, France

Cannes Lions is the world’s leading advertising festival that celebrates the best in creative. The long-time agency-centric event has increasingly attracted publishers, marketers and technology intermediaries to discuss the future of media and advertising. Cannes Blanc is an exclusive, invitation-only White Party in an idyllic rooftop setting where LUMA brings together an aggregation of leaders to sip rosé and have meaningful, game-changing conversations.

November 10, 2020

Digital Marketing Summit — Menlo Park

LUMA’s annual Digital Marketing Summit (DMS West) is an exclusive, invitation-only event comprised of 300 industry leaders in MarTech. It is designed to be the ultimate networking experience with amazing main stage content and interactive breakout sessions to discuss major trends within the ecosystem. Held each November in Silicon Valley, DMS West is your one-stop-shop summit to meet all the CEOs in the space, all the investors, and all the strategics … the very best access and the very best insights. Awesomely convenient.

LUMA Newsletter

LUMA produces a variety of content that reflects our understanding of the digital media and marketing ecosystem — how it works and where it’s going. Keep informed and stay ahead with LUMA.