14 January 2019, London – DC Advisory (DC) today announces that Montalbán, the boutique Spanish investment bank acquired last year by its parent company, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (Daiwa), will be rebranded under the DC Advisory name. The rebranding of Montalbán marks another step in DC Advisory’s European and international growth under parent company Daiwa. It also underlines Daiwa’s continued progress towards becoming the leading global mid-market corporate finance advisor. DC Advisory’s parent company now has ownership of six offices across France, Germany, Spain, Poland and the UK, in addition to its wholly owned seven offices in North America and India, named DCS Advisory. Alongside its Asia bankers and strategic partners, the global M&A platform now provides clients with access to nearly 1,000 professionals in 36 locations worldwide.

Manuel Zulueta, CEO of DC Advisory Spain, said: “Montalbán has worked in close partnership with DC for over a decade, so it is a natural step to move to a full integration. We look ahead with optimism as a part of DC Advisory and are proud to represent this leading mid-market corporate finance advisory brand and its expanding global M&A platform.”

Richard Madden, CEO of DC Advisory UK, commented: “We have worked with the Montalbán team since Methuselah was a boy – they are fantastic corporate financiers and high integrity advisors. We are delighted they are now part of DC Advisory”.