Dado is the Managing Director – Private Equity for Graham Capital and is responsible for origination, evaluation and monitoring of private equity funds and other private market investments. In addition, he focuses on portfolio asset allocation and performance forecasting.
Prior to assuming his role at Graham Capital, Dado served as a Managing Principal of Graham Partners, where he was involved in private equity fund investing on behalf of Graham Capital as well as sourcing new investment opportunities and providing ongoing support and oversight for a number of Graham Partners’ portfolio companies. Previously, Dado was involved with corporate development activities relating to operating interests held by entities associated with The Graham Group – working on M&A transactions completed in France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Brazil, and Argentina, as well as major financings and the divestiture of a controlling interest in Graham Packaging Company to Blackstone.
Dado earned his B.A. in International Business and Strategic Management from Temple University, and his M.B.A. from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. He has also studied immunology, focusing on allergies and immune dysregulation. Originally from Croatia, Dado enjoys spending time with his family and playing tennis when not working. While at Temple University, Dado was on the varsity tennis team, where he was ranked as one of the top five collegiate players in the eastern United States.
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