Daniel Walsh

Operating Partner


Dan Walsh brings more than 20 years of private equity investing, middle-market financial advisory, and operational experience to Cascade Partners. He has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions and capital raising, and has participated in more than 40 capital markets transactions, as both a principal investor and advisor. As an Operating Partner with Cascade, Walsh supports the firms’ investment banking engagements and principal investing activities.

Dan currently serves as Chairman of Kinsale Company, a private-based holding company of Industrial manufacturing and distribution companies. His career has included work in a variety of end-markets including construction products, metals, software, transportation, chemicals, and general industrials. Walsh has advised and worked with such companies as Dover Corporation, Touchstone, Kenwood Capital, Steel Technologies, Contech Engineered Solutions, HF Holdings, Ryder Integrated Logistics, and General Cable.

Leveraging extensive experience in financial and corporate investing, he is a valuable asset for mature industrial companies looking for company growth, mergers and acquisitions, or other significant strategic events or transitions. His broad areas of expertise include strategic planning and execution; corporate development; business planning; financial executive leadership; capital raising; buy-side and sell-side advising; private equity; and acquisition integration.

Dan graduated from the University of Notre Dame with an MS in Finance, from Xavier University with an MBA, and attended Hillsdale College where he studied Liberal Arts.