Vaquero Capital recruits Allen as operations VP and general counsel

Vaquero Capital, an investment bank, has named Danny Allen as vice president of operations and general counsel. Recently, he was general counsel and chief operating partner at Carousel30 and executive vice president and general counsel at Sensi.


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vaquero Capital, an investment banking firm focused on serving entrepreneurs and investors throughout the private company lifecycle, announced it has appointed Danny Allen as Vice President of Operations and General Counsel. Allen joined Vaquero on September 17 and reports to Managing Partner David Grove.

“I am excited for Danny to join our leadership team as we continue to grow,” said Managing Partner of Vaquero Capital, David Grove. “Danny has a unique professional background and a strong track record of growing professional organizations from talent acquisition to operational excellence.”

“I am joining Vaquero Capital at a really compelling time,” said Allen. “David and the team have been on an amazing trajectory and I look forward to helping Vaquero continue to scale effectively.”

Allen has 20 years of experience with startups, technology companies, and professional services, and most recently was General Counsel & COO at Carousel30 and EVP & General Counsel at Sensis. Earlier in his career, he was an attorney at leading global law firms where he did venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other major transactions for companies and investors. Allen graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Joilene Grove will continue to provide compliance, HR, and legal support at Vaquero.

About Vaquero Capital
Vaquero Capital is a merchant banking and advisory firm that is focused on serving entrepreneurs and investors in fast growing businesses. Vaquero focuses on businesses that are profitable or that have profit potential. Our mission is to provide superior positioning, process management and transaction execution for capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. We seek to combine superior execution with extensive industry knowledge and strong relationships with investors, buyers and innovative companies in our core sectors of SaaS and technology. More information is available at