Kvasnikova joins with more than a decade of experience advising on both corporate and private equity transactions, predominantly at top tier bank Citigroup - where she advised clients including Banking Circle, Handelsbanken, Interswitch, Kaspi, Klarna, Network International, Planet, PPRO, Shift 4, Wise, Advent, Eurazeo, EQT, General Atlantic, Nordic Capital and Warburg Pincus.

Kvasnikova follows the recent hire of Managing Director Mark Litz, also from Citigroup, where he was EMEA Head of FinTech IB. Kvasnikova joins a global Tech & Software practice, covering 18 sub-sectors and comprising over 70 bankers and 20 Managing Directors.

“The UK is a leading global hub for FinTech, with global investment in UK FinTech companies. Marina’s hire is DC Advisory’s second appointment in this area in less than a month, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to delivering the best possible breadth of expertise for its clients. Welcome, Marina!”

Richard Madden
CEO, DC Advisory UK

“The growth and global reach of DC Advisory’s platform is clear – and combining a deep global Tech & Software franchise with dynamic Financial Services activity, is a thrilling opportunity. I can’t wait to get started!”

Marina Kvasnikova
Director, DC Advisory UK

This marks the 25th senior hire* for the international firm in the past 25 months, as DC Advisory, along with shareholder Daiwa Securities Group Inc., continues to invest in the acquisition of top talent to deliver more sectors and products to its clients.

* Recent hires: Mark Litz (Technology & Software); Richard Darlington (Technology & Media); Sabina Sammartino (Secondaries); Luc-Henry Rousselle (Consumer, Leisure & Retail); Ludovic Douge (Secondaries); Hannah Schofield (Infrastructure), Anthony Edwards (Infrastructure), Laurent Leriche (Agribusiness, Food & Beverage); Hoong Wey Wong (Real Estate & Healthcare); Antoine Poupard (Business & Tech-Enabled Services); Mark Goodman (Consumer, Leisure & Retail); Rich Blann (Healthcare); Laura Méndez (Consumer, Leisure & Retail); Hector M. Torres (Healthcare); Michael Wieczorek (GP Secondaries); Abhijit Chiripal (Sponsor Coverage & Financial Services); Manish Gupta (Healthcare); Paul de Hek & Robert Ruiter (Co-CEOs Benelux); Gretchen Tibbits (Media & Telecom); Ellis Chaplin (Aerospace, Defense & Government Services); Rodrigo de la Viuda (Infrastructure); Francesco Moccagatta (CEO Italy); Darren Gange (Consumer, Leisure & Retail).