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Dana Gorman Managing Director

New York T: 212.371.5999

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Dana Gorman advises public and private companies across industries on corporate reputation management, transaction communications, strategic profile raising and crisis preparation and management. His work for clients also includes message development, media relations, investor communications, executive transitions and media and presentation training.

Dana works with companies to manage through complex situations in order to achieve overall business objectives. This involves the design and implementation of sophisticated and targeted corporate communications and investor relations plans related to both acute, high-consequence events and long-term business goals. He also has substantial experience communicating with a wide range of important constituencies, including employees, shareholders, customers, government officials and the media.

Dana joined Abernathy MacGregor in 2006.

Representative Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • ForgeLight (alongside Searchlight Capital Partners) on its pending acquisition of a majority stake in Univision
  • Valaris on its acquisitions of Rowan, Atwood Oceanics and Pride International
  • Caliber Collision Centers on its acquisition of Abra Auto Body and Glass
  • WisdomTree on its acquisition of ETF Securities’ European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business
  • Coty on its merger with Procter & Gamble’s fine fragrance, color cosmetics and hair color businesses
  • Quality Distribution on its sale to Apax Partners

Private Equity

  • Siris Capital on its transactions and on the competition of fundraising for its most recent fund
  • New Mountain Capital on its transactions and on the completion of fundraising for its most recent funds
  • Advent International on its North America, Latin America and India transactions, and on the completion of global and Latin American funds

Restructuring and Bankruptcy

  • PGi on an agreement with its first lien lenders
  • Travelport on an agreement with its Ad Hoc Group of Lenders
  • Valaris on its Chapter 11 filing
  • Parker Drilling on its Chapter 11 filing
  • Heritage Home Group on its Chapter 11 filing
  • Sagard Capital on its acquisition, along with Fairfax Financial, of substantially all of the assets of Performance Sports Group out of Chapter 11
  • The City of Detroit on its Chapter 9 filing


  • University of Richmond, B.A. Journalism and Spanish, 2005

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Turnaround Management Association

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