Emily was Vice President of Growthink, a strategic and transactional consulting firm, from 2007-2009. She worked with hundreds of companies on their growth, financing and exit strategies as well as helped Growthink develop its internal lines of business and company building.

Emily was a founding partner of Linea Capital, the first investment bank and advisory services firm to target domestic emerging companies catering to the U.S. Hispanic market, where she sourced deals up to $20 million for private equity, venture capital and hedge funds seeking to diversity their portfolios with a domestic emerging markets play.

Prior, Emily was a regular commentator for CNNfn and CNBC, providing insight on breaking financial news and its impact on the stock market. An M&A specialist, she directed editorial coverage of international financial news in her role as Senior Editor of The Deal, a multimedia M&A news organization. She also was an analyst with the Worldly Information Network, which analyzed overseas investment opportunities for U.S. investors.

Emily began her career in investment banking as an Emerging Markets analyst with Wasserstein Perella (now Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein) where she researched, wrote and edited sections of From Third World to World Class: The Future of Emerging Markets in the Global Economy as well as economic, academic and foreign affairs journal articles on capital-market formation and privatization.


Mergers & Acquisitions Expertise

In the News

Emily Burg of Growthink: Strategy for Startups, BNET - CBS Interactive Business Network, October, 2007BNET
Banking on the Growing Hispanic Market, Better Investing, October, 2007Better Investing
Investment Firms Focusing on Latinos’ Purchasing Power, Los Angeles Times, September, 2005Los Angeles Times

Hispanic Market Expertise

STREET SCENE; Tapping Into the Hispanic Market, The New York Times, April 14, 2006 The New York Times
Investment grows in firms that specialize, Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune
Businesses targeting Hispanics get support, The Miami Herald, October 2, 2005 The Miami Herald
Backing Businesses Aimed at Hispanics, Hispanic Business Magazine, September 28, 2005 Hispanic Business
Investment Firms Focusing on Latinos’ Purchasing Power, Los Angeles Times, September 26, 2005 Los Angeles Times
Linea Capital Plans First Close On Debut Fund By November, LBO Wire (Dow Jones), August 24, 2005 DowJones
Linea Capital to Invest $10 Mln in Companies in Hispanic Market, Bloomberg, August 22, 2005 Bloomberg