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Petra Kacer

Senior Group Manager, Investment Research & Program Manager, PVWS

Petra Kacer has nearly 15 years of experience in technology research.  She is a Senior Group Manager, managing the Investment Research Services team. She is responsible for overseeing research, client experience and business development activities aimed at decision makers within the financial community focused on the TMT sector.  Her deeply experienced team supports the investment research program to provide key analyses and deliverables to decision makers.  Ms. Kacer also leads the competitive intelligence program, Private Vendor Watch Service & M&A Advisory platform, covering emerging companies.    


For nearly a decade prior to joining IDC, Ms. Kacer held several analyst positions at top Wall Street firms, including Morgan Stanley where she analyzed and invested in markets including but not limited to technology, retail, healthcare and energy.   She spent most of her time as a portfolio manager, specializing in risk management strategies.  She conducted qualitative and quantitative analyses and directly invested in markets including but not limited to technology, retail, healthcare and energy.  She was also responsible for due diligence during the IPO process.  Most recently, she was a Research Manager on the financial team at IDC


  • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations
  • Numerous financial licenses and certifications
  • Produced more than 500 pieces of key research at IDC since 2013




M&A Tech Deals Database, 2017

Feb 2018 - Pivot Table - Doc # US43558918

by: Efrat DroriPetra KacerOren RavivDan Yachin

This IDC Pivot Table tracks every M&A and IPO deal in ICT for 2017. Data tracked includes acquiring company, target company, market, region, deal value, vertical industry, and deal notes. The accompanying sister report, IDC's 2017 Tech ...
This IDC Insight analyzes Cymulate, a company playing in the attack simulation market, and reviews key success factors: market potential, products and services, competitive edge, customers, and corporate strategy. Detailed subquestions are ...
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