May 3, 2018

DC Advisory US Announces Four Promotions to Managing Director and Director in its North American Team

NEW YORK, 3 May, 2018 – DCS Advisory, a leading investment banking firm and the North American M&A arm of Daiwa Securities Group, is pleased to announce the promotion of Aaron Sharp to Managing Director. Matt Cohen, Nick Dodson, and Jane Santini were also promoted to Director. The newly promoted bankers are recognized for their contributions to the firm and achievements executing deals in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Industrials and Technology & Software sectors, as well as cross-border transactions between North America, Japan and Asia as a whole. The promotions demonstrate the breadth and depth of the firm’s industry expertise across all segments of the growth economy and the unparalleled reach of our global platform.

Aaron Sharp is based in DC Advisory US’s New York office and is a member of the firm’s Aerospace, Defense and Government Services team. He has more than 12 years of investment banking experience in the sector and has advised on numerous M&A and financing transactions globally for a variety of public and private clients, most recently the sale of Janus Global Operations to an affiliate of DC Capital Partners.

Matt Cohen, Nick Dodson and Jane Santini have been promoted to director in the firm’s New York and Reston offices, respectively. Matt is a member of the firm’s Japan Asia Focus Group focusing on cross-border transactions between Japan as well as other Asian countries and North America. He has prior M&A experience in the firm’s Industrials group. Nick is a member of the firm’s Technology & Software group covering SaaS / Enterprise Software and will focus on Industrial and Energy Technology. Jane is also a member of the firm’s Technology & Software group covering SaaS / Enterprise Software and will lead the firm’s Real Estate Technology practice.

Our European sister company DC Advisory has also recently announced eight promotions to Managing Director and Executive Director in its London and Frankfurt offices. Read DC Advisory’s press release here.

About DC Advisory US

DC Advisory US LLC is a leading investment bank specializing in M&A and private capital raising. DC Advisory US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Capital Markets America Holdings Inc. and is an indirect subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Along with sister company DC Advisory, other Daiwa affiliates, and alliance partners, DC Advisory USis part of an established global brand with more than 900 professionals in 37 offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. DC Advisory US covers a broad range of industries including Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Business and Tech-Enabled Services, Industrials, Consumer, Retail and Leisure, Media and Telecom, and Technology and Software. For more information please visit