Must Read Press Releases January 30, 2023

Tyton Partners Expands Education Industry Coverage with the Elevation of Dan Clary to Managing Director in the Investment Banking Practice

Tyton Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Clary to Managing Director in the firm’s investment banking practice. In his new role, Dan will lead, source, and execute both sell-side and buy-side transactions across the global knowledge ecosystem with a focus on software and tech-enabled models serving higher education, corporate training and test prep, and human capital management.

“Dan has had significant experience working with entrepreneurs, private equity and corporations with a particular emphasis on alternative education models, healthcare and workforce/training solutions. Since joining Tyton Partners, he has contributed significantly to the firm and participated in several high profile transactions and has established himself as a trusted advisor and domain expert that our clients have relied on as they navigate the markets and seek counsel on how to best position their businesses in this evolving market,” said Vivek Kamath, Partner at Tyton Partners.

Recent transactions Dan has been involved with:

  • Represented Amber Book in its sale to Career Certified, a portfolio Company of Waud Capital
  • Represented Core Higher Education Group in its significant investment from The Riverside Company
  • Represented DigitalEd in its sale to PSG Equity
  • Represented Linkage in its sale to SHRM
  • Represented Curiosity Media in its sale to IXL
  • Represented EdDirection in its sale to MGT Consulting

“Dan is exactly the high quality, experienced and successful M&A expert that the Tyton Partners platform continues to attract. His domain expertise and deal acumen, coupled with the spirit of fighting for our clientele for significant premium outcomes and optimized deal structures, is simply outstanding.  We are proud to elevate Dan into his new role as Managing Director,” noted Chris Curran, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Tyton Partners.

Dan Clary joined Tyton Partners in September 2020 as a Vice President in the investment banking practice. He has extensive strategy, transaction, and operating experience within the education and global knowledge sector.

Pryor to Tyton Partners, Dan spent 11 years with Adtalem Global Education, Inc. (NYSE: ATGE), a leading global provider of higher education, corporate training, and workforce solutions. Dan served as Adtalem’s Director of Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions where he drove the diligence, execution, and integration of complex, global transactions. His work incorporated a wide range of functions, including overall enterprise strategy, portfolio optimization and capital allocation strategies, and working with operating leaders to build and execute on business unit growth strategies. While at Adtalem, Dan co-founded an online program management (OPM) business, Integrated Education Solutions, serving as its Executive Director of Strategy and Planning, and led business development efforts for Becker, the leading provider of accounting and professional education.

Dan began his career in consulting at Bain & Company and in risk management at Marsh & McLennan.

Dan earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an B.A. from the Honors Program at Boston College.