Berenson announced that Dominic Chan has joined as a Vice President.
Dominic Chan will focus on building client relationships as head of global financial sponsors coverage at Berenson. With 15 years of industry experience, Dominic possesses considerable expertise in developing relationships, institutional coverage, and new business generation. Dominic will focus on developing and maintaining relationships with leading private equity funds, family offices, alternative credit, and sovereign wealth funds in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East in his new role. He will work closely with sponsors to deliver creative solutions and liquidity events for clients and their portfolio companies.
During his career, Dominic worked at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital in New York and San Francisco, covering private equity fund relationships. Prior to joining Berenson, Dominic was a director and head of business development and sponsor coverage at Vaquero Capital, a middle-market investment bank.
He currently serves on the Philharmonic Council at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which operates the Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford. Mr. Chan was named an Americas Rising Star Dealmaker at the M&A Atlas Awards in January 2023. He also received The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders M&A Awards in November 2023. Dominic graduated with a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mohammed Ansari, President at Berenson, commented, “This is an exciting time for Berenson as we kick off the new year, continue to grow, and build upon the Firm’s over thirty-year history of leveraging our experience and insight for the benefit of our clients and investors. Dominic has an exceptional reputation in the industry, and we are delighted to welcome him to the Berenson team. We are confident that Dominic’s contributions will be tremendously valuable as we continue to build our franchise.”
“Berenson has the DNA of a best-in-class merchant banking organization, with a global reach and an outstanding track record since 1990. The firm’s commitment to delivering exceptional results for clients worldwide across multiple industries is exemplary, and I am thrilled and honored to be working with its incredible team and clients,” added Chan.