Daniel J. Baransky, CFA

Senior Vice President

Mr. Baransky serves as Senior Vice President of Merger & Acquisition Services. He brings over 15 years of relevant experience in the areas of insurance analysis and financial modeling.  He has worked on over on over 40 transactions since joining the firm in 2008.  Notable transactions include representing Global Indemnity Ltd. (NASD-GBLI) in the purchase of American Reliable from Assurant, Inc. (NYSE-AIZ), representing RLI Corp. (NYSE-RLI) in the sale of RLI Indemnity, and assisting in the sale of American Collectors to NSM.  Mr. Baransky in responsible for deal origination, deal valuation, modeling, research, and financial analysis.

Prior to joining Merger & Acquisition Services, Mr. Baransky was a Vice President at Fox-Pitt, Kelton, serving as an insurance stock analyst. His coverage universe included over 13 insurance companies, including companies such as W.R. Berkley, Markel, RGA, and Platinum Underwriters, with market capitalization totaling over $13 billion. In addition, he worked on the marketing of several IPOs and secondary offerings. Prior to arriving at Fox-Pitt, Kelton he was a Financial Analyst at Cendant Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company.


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