Private Equity Group

Daniel D. Ibasco

Managing Director, Private Equity

Danny has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, debt and equity capital markets, private equity and special situations, specializing in emerging markets and Southeast Asia. He is currently also president and founder of Fortman Cline Capital Markets, an investment advisory firm focused on providing M&A and capital raising advisory to mid-to-large sized corporate clients and owner-managed businesses across the region. Under Fortman Cline, Danny has advised on over US$9 billion of completed transactions since 2008, leading Fortman Cline to becoming ranked as the top M&A firm in the Philippines and top 5 in Southeast Asia.

Danny was previously head of Asian Capital Markets and Southeast Asian Investment Banking for Bear Stearns and Co. in Singapore and Hong Kong.  Prior to Bear Stearns, Danny was a senior investment officer at Hambrecht and Quist.  Danny also spent 12 years with the Bank of Boston in the United States, Latin America and Asia.

Danny received his undergraduate degrees from De La Salle University and took his graduate studies at Harvard University.

Francis S. Del Val

Principal, Healthcare

Francis has over three decades of experience working and living in different parts of Asia and the United Kingdom, overseeing businesses in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Russia and the Commonwealth states. A strategist and activator across fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare, banking and integrated marketing communications, his past experience includes working with Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Warner Lambert and Bank of the Philippine Islands. Francis was also a professor at the Ateneo de Manila University for over 10 years.

Francis has a proven track record of turning around businesses, driving growth and inspiring organizations to deliver market-beating performance. He is a certified Executive Coach and a Green Belt Six Sigma practitioner.