May 30, 2017 | Announcements
GCA Announces Daniel Avrutsky Joins the Firm as Managing Director, Software Banking
Brings 19-Year M&A and Equity Capital Markets Expertise in Software and Technology Sectors
GCA is pleased to announce that Daniel Avrutsky has joined the firm as Managing Director. Based in New York, Daniel will focus on enterprise and infrastructure software advisory. Daniel brings 19 years of global M&A advisory and public and private equity capital markets experience to GCA, having advised on over $100 billion in M&A transactions for technology, media and telecom clients.
Prior to joining GCA, Daniel was a Managing Director at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he was the Head of Software and IT Services Coverage and the Co-Head of the Firm-Wide Shareholder Activism Defense Practice. Daniel also worked at Warburg Pincus in New York.
John F. Lambros, Head of the New York Office and Co-Head of Digital Media at GCA said, “We are excited to have a banker of Daniel’s caliber, track record and experience join GCA. His presence in New York bolsters our profile on the East Coast within the enterprise software and broader technology sectors.”
Steve Fletcher, Head of Software and Co-Head of Digital Media added, “Daniel’s software background will be an invaluable addition to the firm as our software practice and engagements continue to grow, with GCA advising on six transactions in the sector since the start of 2017. With other recent additions, the GCA Software team is now one of the largest on Wall Street.”
In addition to Daniel’s extensive banking experience, he has been actively involved with and served on company and advisory boards of a number of technology and software businesses. He also served on the Grant Committee of Skolkovo Foundation, the largest high tech development agency in Eastern Europe. Daniel holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
GCA is a premier global investment bank serving a broad client base through a range of advisory services including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, private funds, restructuring, and asset management. GCA is a global advisor providing insightful advice and is focused on building long-term relationships based on trust. GCA delivers deep expertise in many key industries and has a particular focus in Technology, Software, Media, Digital Media, Communications, Industrials and Industrial Technology, Healthcare, Financial Institutions, FinTech and Business Services. GCA has teams of highly experienced bankers in San Francisco, New York, Tokyo, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Zurich. For more information, visit gcaglobal.com.