Jon Danhakl

Leonard Green & Partners

Managing Partner

Years with firm: 22

Assets under management: $86 billion

Danhakl was a managing director at DLJ, where he worked extensively with Leonard Green as its lead investment banker. Prior to DLJ, Danhakl was a vice president in corporate finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1985 to 1990. He presently serves on the board of Advantage Solutions, CCC Information Services Inc., Genani Corp., Insight Global, J. Crew Group Inc., Leslie’s Poolmart Inc., and Life Time Fitness Inc., among other. Danhakl earned a BA in economics from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Industry specialties: Retail and consumer, health care and wellness, business and consumer services, and distribution.

Recent transactions: Leonard Green advised as First Interstate BancSystem Inc. acquired Cascade in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $589 million. Invested $625 million in the form of convertible preferred shares in Signet Jewelers Ltd.

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