Daniel has well-rounded experience of over 20 years in supporting the growth of technology companies within various roles in investment banking and capital markets. Daniel played a pivotal role in dozens of technology deals of billions of dollars, including IPO’s / Follow-On offerings, M&A advisory, and investments.
Prior to joining Shavit, Daniel was Managing Director and Head of Technology at Leumi Partners, Bank Leumi’s Merchant & Investment Banking subsidiary. Daniel augmented the firm’s business in the tech space in Corporate Finance, M&A and investments in companies and funds. Beforehand, Daniel was Director, Equity Research Analyst with RBC Capital Markets. In this role, he covered dozens of Wall-St. traded companies from Israel and the US and established the firm’s franchise in Israel; Daniel gained solid reputation with investors and executives, named Global Software Stock Picker #3 by Financial Times / Starmine in 2011; Top #3 Investment Returns in Israel (Globes, 2012) and Best Tech Analyst (TheMarker, 2005). Prior thereto, Daniel was Technology Equity Analyst with IBI and Piper Jaffray / Excellence.
Following academic training, Daniel served in the prestigious Atuda Program of the Israeli Defense Forces in the Intelligence Unit, in Engineering Corps and as Artillery Combat Fighter. Daniel has B.A. dual major in Economics & Business Management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was named in 1993 / 1994 Dean’s List.