David Francione

  • Managing Director
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David Francione, Managing Director, has over 17 years of experience as an investment banker, corporate development executive and management consultant.

Previously, David served as Senior Vice President at Silverwood Partners, a global investment banking firm. Prior to joining Silverwood Partners, He was head of corporate development for Elcom International, Inc., a $500 million international publicly-traded eCommerce technology platform company. David began his career with SS&C Technologies (Nasdaq: SSNC), a leader in securities processing software and analytics and then joined the investment banking group at Advest, Inc. (acquired by Merrill Lynch), where he focused on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, private financings and valuations for financial services, technology and consumer products companies. 

David serves as a member of the board of directors for the University of Connecticut alumni association and is co-chair of its investment committee.


University of Connecticut - MBA - Finance

Central Connecticut State University - BS - Finance

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Repsentative

FINRA - Series 79 Registered Investment Banking Representative

Industry Coverage

The dollar value for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the FinTech & Payments industries has already hit a record high in 2019, driven by numerous mega-deals. Companies are currently under tremendous pressure from competition and the threat of disruptive technologies.Read more

Year-to-date 2018 continues to show strong merger and acquisition and financing markets across the Financial Technology (FinTech) sectors. A total of 88 M&A transactions completed in Q3 2018 puts the FinTech industry on pace for its strongest M&A year on record. There has been a total of $32.0 billion invested in FinTech companies globally across more than 1,000 deals in YTD 2018. This exceeds the total amount invested in all of 2017.Read more

2018 continues to show a strong merger and acquisition (M&A) and financing market across the Financial Technology (FinTech) spectrum.  A total of 93 M&A transactions completed in Q2...Read more