DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that the firm has further strengthened its public finance team with the addition of Dan Blank, a veteran public finance banker with extensive experience in structured finance and economic development. Blank will work with a range of governmental and non-government issuers across the Midwest.
“Dan is an accomplished professional whose varied experience, deep relationships and passion for helping his clients provide him with an exceptional understanding of opportunities and a distinct advantage for clients in need of funding solutions,” said Marc Dispense, D.A. Davidson President of Fixed Income Capital Markets. “He is a strong addition as we continue growing our public finance practice across the Midwest, further solidifying our company’s position as a leading provider of finance options for clients nationwide.”
Blank joins D.A. Davidson following a lengthy and successful career in public finance in which he has served as public finance banker or financial advisor to an extensive range of issuers. He most recently was a Managing Director with Ross, Sinclaire & Associates in Cincinnati, where he focused on working with large traditional municipal issuers and acted as senior manager on over 1,800 transactions. Blank previously was with RBC Capital Markets, and served as head of economic development at Seasongood and Mayer working on one of the first tax increment bond issues in Ohio. He holds an MBA from Xavier University.
D.A. Davidson & Co.’s Fixed Income Capital Markets group is a national leader in raising capital through fixed income banking, distribution and depository strategy. With 29 locations in 17 states, the group is consistently ranked among the top firms in the country. The fixed income team serves new issue clients in public finance and taxable debt issuance, and maintains a diverse sales and trading group interacting with taxable and tax-exempt investors including banks, credit unions, insurance companies, bond funds, money managers and trust companies.
About D.A. Davidson Companies
D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,400 employees and offices in 26 states.
Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.
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