Investment Banking

Our approach is to focus on building relationships with companies we believe in, relationships in which the value greatly exceeds the total of the transactions we’ve completed on our clients’ behalf.

Trusted Advisor

Trust is one of the most important assets your business has — the trust of your customers, your stakeholders and your partners. As the financial advisor to leading middle market companies worldwide, we know exactly how valuable that trust can be when it comes to navigating strategic and financial alternatives both at home and abroad. We’ve been providing clients with straightforward, insightful and candid advice for over 80 years. As a leading, full-service investment bank, we draw on our deep industry expertise, comprehensive financial advisory and capital markets capabilities, and extensive transaction experience to generate outstanding outcomes for our clients.

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Opportunities Abound

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D.A. Davidson’s annual The Herd highlights 100 of the top private technology companies in the United States.
Ranging from rising startups to late-stage funded giants, companies in The Herd stand out for their exciting innovation, growth and market positioning.



It’s Official — Together we are one.
D.A. Davidson has acquired Marlin & Associates, creating one of the most active technology middle market investment banking groups in the U.S.


Industry Expertise

Our clients expect and demand industry expertise. In fact, the degree to which your investment bank understands your industry is the degree to which they can deliver successful outcomes for you. Our bankers combine advisory expertise with deep industry knowledge, resulting in successful outcomes for our clients.

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In an increasingly interconnected world, our clients require a global approach. D.A. Davidson MCF International is a transatlantic M&A platform that bolsters industry expertise and provides best-in-class capabilities to clients within the middle market worldwide. D.A. Davidson MCF International provides a strong network—across the United States and Europe—leading to the most superior of outcomes.


Featured Transaction

  • Informative Research is acquired by Stewart Information Services Corporation
  • Glacier Bancorp has acquired Altabancorp
  • Levelset agrees to be acquired by Procore
  • General Finance Corporation agrees to be acquired by United Rentals, Inc.
  • Aerospace Engineering Corporation partners with Trive Capital to form Karman Missile & Space Systems
    Aerospace Engineering Corporation is a national leader in manufacturing specialized launch and flight hardware solutions for deep space, astronautics, and defense industries.
  • Cforia Software, Inc. is acquired by Gemspring Capital
    Cforia Software, Inc. a global enterprise solutions provider, delivering industry leading working capital and accounts receivable (A/R) automation software to highly-discerning customers including many companies across the Fortune 2000.
  • Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. acquires Opus Bank
  • completes public offering of senior convertible notes
  • Keller Electrical is Acquired by Ohio Transmission Corp.
    Keller Electrical is a leading infrastructure services provider of motor repairs and services, controls manufacturing, electrical design / build, electrical and mechanical field services, and product sales.
  • Building Systems Design, Inc. has been acquired by RIB Software SE
    Building Systems Design, Inc. is a leading provider of SaaS specifications solutions for the construction industry across a wide variety of customers including architects, engineers, building owners, and building product manufacturers.

Recent Transactions


  • D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that it has served as exclusive financial advisor to Remarkable Health in its sale to Netsmart, a leading provider...
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  • D.A. Davidson & Co. announced that it has served as exclusive financial advisor to QuickFee Limited in establishing a new USD equivalent, $70 million ...
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  • D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that it is serving as financial advisor to Monroe Truck Equipment, in its pending sale to Aebi Schmidt Group, a gl...
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Get In Touch With Us

Our goal is to build a long-lasting relationship with every client. To do this, we draw on our extensive experience and resources to provide straightforward advice you can trust – the cornerstone of any valued relationship. To learn how D.A. Davidson can help your business please contact our Head of Investment Banking directly.


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