Stan will lead the US Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Services activity, complementing the firm’s existing practices, including its recently launched US Infrastructure franchise led by Hannah Schofield and Anthony Edwards, as part of the Global Infrastructure team comprising 75+ professionals, completing 150 transactions with a value of $35BN.

Stan joins from Truist Securities with 30+ years of experience advising on more than 60 M&A transactions with a value of $50BN, in addition to numerous financing transactions. Stan brings M&A, public and private equity & debt financings, and restructuring experience, across Telecom & Digital Infrastructure sectors, including broadband/fiber, wireless, data centers, and managed services.

Notable transactions include advising: Mercury Broadband on Northleaf’s $230M equity commitment; Digital Bridge on its $854M take-private of Boingo; Inteliquent on its $1.1BN sale to Sinch; Global Signal on its $5.8BN sale to Crown Castle; AboveNet on its $2.2BN sale to Zayo; Shentel on its $660M acquisition of Ntelos; and LightSquared on its $7.5BN restructuring. 

Prior to DC Advisory, Stan also held leadership positions at Moelis & Company, UBS Investment Bank, and DLJ.

“The continued build out of our US platform is testament to our commitment: to make a difference to our clients. With Stan’s deep domain expertise across Telecom & Digital Infrastructure Services, we can now offer clients access to many critical parts of these rapidly growing industry verticals. Welcome Stan!”

Bill Kohr
CEO, DC Advisory US

“I’m delighted to join DC Advisory’s unique and fast-growing global platform. I look forward to playing a leading role in the growth of the firm’s Telecom & Digital Infrastructure offering and supporting new and existing clients to capitalize on the many opportunities ahead.”

Stan Holtz
Managing Director, DC Advisory US

This marks the 26th senior hire for the international firm in 24 months, as DC Advisory, along with shareholder Daiwa Securities Inc., continues to invest in the acquisition of top talent to deliver more sector and product expertise to its clients.