Dana F. Silaski, CFA | Investment Banking | Stephens

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Dana F. Silaski

Managing Director

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Family Office Advisory; Private Company Advisory
Dana F. Silaski, CFA

Ms. Silaski joined Stephens in 1994 and is a Managing Director and senior member of the Private Company Advisory team. Throughout her investment banking career, she has advised private and family-owned companies, often multi-generational, as they consider financing alternatives and paths to maximize value. Ms. Silaski has played a key role in structuring and negotiating private capital transactions for Stephens’ corporate clients across a broad range of industries and with a variety of capital sources, including family offices. Her experience includes minority and control transactions, preparing for and executing M&A transactions, as well as debt, equity, and equity-linked financings. Prior to Stephens, Ms. Silaski managed equity and fixed income portfolios at a regional trust company. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and earned a BSBA with high honors in finance at the University of Arkansas.


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