Newport Beach, CA (February 3, 2015) – Pelican Point Capital Partners, LLC., Dan joins the Pelican advisory team focusing on Eastern European and specifically Romanian opportunities on the NPL market and International Funding Structures.

For more than 25 years Dan has developed the first Romanian non-banking financial institution and built the legal framework from scratch. Dan brought leasing to the Romanian financial market, establishing his first company in 1990 and turning it into the first leasing company in Romania, DRT Group, where he conducted all types of financial and operational leasing building a portfolio of over EUR 200mm.

Dan’s career includes 8 years of being the CEO of RomFactor, a business consulting firm specialized in tailor-made trade finance solutions, restructuring and financial advisory, serving corporates based in the MENA region. He served as the Vice-President and Founding Member of the Romanian Business Men Association (AOAR), Vice-President of the Romanian Leasing Companies Association (ASLR), Board Member of Financial Services Association (ALB) and Founding Member of AREX and Factoring Association.

“Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and deep relationships within Eastern Europe where Pelican sees a tremendous opportunity for its partners to pursue in the coming year. We welcome him as we deepen and expand our presence to greet this opportunity with the highest caliber professional on the ground.” said Ike Suri Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Pelican

Tony Mahoney, a former HSBC veteran running European operations and currently a Senior Advisor & EMEA Region Partner for Pelican shared, “It is a great to have Dan on board together with his ‘can do’ attitude and great connections in Romania and beyond. His regional presence will add great value to Pelican at a time when Romania is attracting considerable Foreign Direct Investment as an established member of the EU and is once again emerging as a tiger economy.”

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