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Dan Gardella

Director, Financial Sponsors

About Mr. Gardella

Dan Gardella is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s New York office. He originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2017. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Morgan Stanley and Deloitte & Touche.

Board Membership

Youth INC

Community Involvement

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
CultureLab LIC

Awards and Affiliations

CPA
CFA Charterholder

Education

University of Chicago Booth School of Business, M.B.A.
Baruch College, City University of New York, B.B.A. and M.S.

Notable Transactions

Rigorous pursuit of your success. Every transaction. Every time.

Our investment bankers are 100 percent committed to your organization’s sustained success. By drawing on our deep industry and product experience as well as our dedicated global resources, we provide advisory and financing services that allow you to capitalize on today’s opportunities and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges.

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Financial Sponsors

William Blair's Financial Sponsors Group is focused on developing and institutionalizing relationships with leading private equity firms around the world. Many of these relationships have been developed for over two decades providing us with senior-level access and credibility with the key decision-makers at each private equity firm. With over 295 successful sales to financial sponsors since 2015, we have proprietary insights into each financial sponsor's unique investment criteria, approach, and behavior. Our team's highly-relevant experience with and relevance to the private equity community uniquely positions William Blair to deliver exceptional results for our M&A sell-side clients.

More about our financial sponsors investment banking expertise

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About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.