Dan Lioutas

Dan Lioutas

Managing Director, Transactions, Grant Thornton LLP

Dan is a Managing Director in our Transactions practice in Southern Ontario specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), and Capital Advisory Services (debt and equity financing).

Dan has provided M&A and corporate finance advisory services for some 25 years. Dan’s extensive experience includes complex, cross-border financing, management / leveraged buyout, and divestiture and acquisition transactions. His clients have typically been mid-market companies, both private and publicly traded firms, operating across a variety of industries.

Before joining Grant Thornton, Dan was a Partner with Orenda Corporate Finance (sold to Ernst & Young in 2004) and a founding partner with Solaris Capital Advisors. Both firms were independent investment banking boutiques.

Earlier in his career, Dan was with the Ontario Ministry of Industry, Trade & Technology, where he structured and negotiated government financial participation in private sector projects (financial incentives for companies investing in Ontario, corporate restructurings, infrastructure financings, and government privatizations).