Skyway Capital Markets recruits Blood as senior managing director

Skyway Capital Markets has appointed Daniel Blood as senior managing director. Previously, Blood worked at FBR.


TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Skyway Capital Markets, LLC, a Tampa, FL-based boutique investment banking firm, is pleased to announce Mr. Daniel (Dan) Blood has joined as Senior Managing Director.

Mr. Blood is a seasoned investment banker with expertise in capital raising, mergers & acquisitions and general corporate advisory. Most recently, Mr. Blood worked for FBR for ten years and was the head of the New York Office and Real Estate Investment Banking Group where he led the origination of:

Eight sole managed 144a equity offerings raising $3.4 billion of equity.
Eleven book run IPO’s raising $3.3 billion of equity.
During his tenure, Mr. Blood helped established ten new companies including: Air Lease, American Residential Properties, American Home for Rent, Century Communities, Clipper Realty, MedEquities and Peak Resorts.

Before FBR, Mr. Blood worked for Bear Stearns from 1990-2008. In his eighteen years at Bear Stearns, Dan developed expertise in capital raising and corporate advisory for REITs, specialty finance and financial institutions. He ran the Debt Capital Markets Group (Emerging Markets, International and Investment Grade), overseeing a team of 25 professionals.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Blood spent five years at Chemical Bank, covering Midwestern clients. During his 30-year career, he has helped raise over $100B of capital consisting of hundreds of transactions.

Mr. Blood graduated from Davidson College in 1984 and received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1990.

Blood commented: “I see great growth potential in Skyway Capital Markets and am thrilled to join the team to further assist the company in developing its position as a leading source for advisory and capital raising.”

Skyway Capital Markets Chairman Marty Traber remarked, “Dan’s leadership and expertise in capital raising will be a great asset to our clients and partners.”

About Skyway Capital Markets, LLC
Skyway Capital Markets works with middle market companies, public and private, through customized capital services that include corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and recapitalization. The firm differentiates itself from its competitors by providing issuers more capital market options, including access to ultra-high net worth investors, family offices, independent broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and select institutional investors. For additional information, please visit