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Daniel Kohl Co-Head & Managing Director of Opportune Partners LLC

Principle Areas of Practice

  • A&D Advisory 
  • M&A Advisory 
  • Structured Transactions
  • Debt & Equity Private Placements
  • Fairness/Solvency Opinions

Professional Experience

Daniel Kohl is Co-Head and Managing Director of Opportune Partners LLC, an independent investment banking and financial advisory affiliate of Opportune LLP. Daniel has over a decade of energy industry experience, having advised clients on over $10 billion in completed transactions over the last five years across every major basin in the U.S. Before Opportune, Daniel served as Head of A&D Advisory at UBS where he managed and directed all A&D and technical advisory efforts for the energy investment bank. Daniel began his career at Chevron where he worked in various technical roles throughout the U.S., with a focus on the Appalachian Basin shale plays.

Daniel holds an M.S. from The Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. from Washington and Lee University. He is also a FINRA Series 79 and 63 registered representative.

Representative Projects

  • Advised clients in over $10 billion of A&D and M&A engagements across every major basin in the U.S.:
    • Significant sell-side advisory experience to best position assets and maximize value to bring the most aggressive buyers into the process.
    • Extensive buy-side advisory experience with strong technical acumen coupled with accurate views on the market to help buyers win accretive deals without overpaying.
  • Structured transactions such as DrillCos, drill-to-earn, farmouts, AFE divestiture, and other earn-in structures.
  • Debt and equity capital market advisory:
    • Debt placement advisory services, private equity raises, and/or partial equity sales.
  • Strategic and portfolio management advisory.
  • Fairness and solvency opinions.