Dan Esters

Partner and CFO

Dan has over 30 years of experience, with extensive experience in all types of M&A, financing and investment transactions, as well as experience as a public company CFO.

Prior to joining SilverBox Capital and its predecessor, Boxwood Capital, Dan spent 24 years serving in a variety of capacities at several investment banks where he accumulated extensive transaction experience, closing transactions representing over $30 billion of value. His roles included origination, due diligence assessment, structuring, negotiation and marketing of a wide range of merger and acquisitions, debt financings, restructurings and public equity offerings. From 2014 to 2018, Dan served as a managing director of M&A Capital LLC, a boutique investment banking firm and independent sponsor private equity investor. From 1996 to 2014, he served in the Investment Banking department of Jefferies LLC, where his last role was as Managing Director within the firm’s financial sponsor group. Previously, Dan served with the Investment Banking department of PaineWebber, Inc. and with the audit practice of accounting firm Price Waterhouse LLC, where he earned his C.P.A. license.

Dan received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management his Bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA .

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