Eli Silverman Joins Ducera Partners as a Managing Director

April 3, 2023

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ducera Partners LLC (“Ducera” or the “Firm”), a leading investment bank, today announced that Eli Silverman has joined the Firm as a Managing Director. He will be based in Ducera’s Los Angeles office and will focus on further cultivating client relationships and advising clients on an array of capital structure and restructuring mandates.

Mr. Silverman joins Ducera from Baird where he worked in the firm’s restructuring advisory group. His career encompasses more than a decade of advising companies on financial restructuring, liability management, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity capital raising transactions across a wide variety of industries, as well as nearly five years as an investor in distressed situations. Prior to joining Baird, Mr. Silverman worked in the restructuring group at Lazard and spent several years at Z Capital Partners as a member of their investment team. Earlier in his career, Mr. Silverman held positions at Blackstone, Colony Capital and UBS.

Michael Kramer, Chief Executive Officer of Ducera Partners, said, “Our proven ability to provide key decision-makers with world-class advice around a broad range of capital structure and restructuring matters has made us a partner of choice for clients looking for trusted counsel. Eli’s knowledge and experience coupled with his track record of working on innovative and complex transactions makes him an ideal fit for our Firm. We are looking forward to leveraging his expertise in support of our clients’ needs.”

Mark Davis, Partner and Head of Ducera’s Los Angeles office, said, “We remain focused on aggressively expanding our west coast presence with marquee investment bankers that have a proven history of delivering strong results to clients including mergers and acquisitions, financing and liability management solutions. Having had the opportunity to work across the table from Eli on a number of occasions, I believe his work ethic, strong client service skills and diverse experience fit all of the criteria we are looking for to help take our platform to the next level.”

Mr. Silverman added, “I am incredibly excited to join the Ducera platform and support the Firm’s client base. Mike and his team are true leaders in the investment banking field and I look forward to continuing Ducera’s track record of providing market-leading advisory services.”

Mr. Silverman received a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Columbia Business School.

About Ducera Partners LLC

Ducera Partners is a leading investment banking advisory practice with expertise in restructuring, strategic advisory, liability management, capital markets, wealth management, and growth capital. Since its founding in June 2015, Ducera Partners has advised on over $750 billion in transactions across various industries. Ducera Partners has offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Stamford. For more information about Ducera Partners, please visit www.ducerapartners.com.