Dan J. Avnir, Managing Director

Dan is a Managing Director at Bryant Park Capital’s New York Office and has over 12 years of investment banking, sales, and international business experience. Dan joined Bryant Park Capital in August 2010 and is focused on originating and executing corporate finance and M&A engagements across a variety of industries. He also plays a significant role with respect to the development of BPC’s family office relationships.

Prior to joining BPC, Dan was the founder of WDG Capital Management, a boutique advisory group focused on project finance. At WDG, Dan completed a wide range of assignments in Latin America and other emerging markets. Dan began his career as an associate at Parker Boston, a boutique investment bank focused on small cap and lower middle market transactions. There, Dan was responsible for new business development, investment analysis, and execution. Prior to Parker Boston, Dan was the co-founder of DC Pet, a manufacturing company focused on novelty pet items. DC Pet invented several items, and was successfully able to penetrate numerous domestic markets in their first year of operations. Dan started his career at Affiliated Computer Services as a consultant in their Financial Securities and Services group. As part of Dan’s notable experience, he participated in a Habitat For Humanity global village program and helped build a 200 home community in Guarai, Brazil. He also studied abroad in Seville, Spain.

Dan received his undergraduate degree in International Business from the State University of New York at Buffalo and earned an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. Dan sits on the board of the Jeffrey Alan Goldstein Memorial Fund and is very active in several charities. Dan is conversant in Spanish and is a FINRA registered securities principal (series 24).
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