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Ariane provides client-focused fundraising services to established, next-generation and emerging private hedge and mutual fund managers in a boutique, partner-level manner. Founded in 1999, our professionals have more than 130 years of combined experience in t... more.
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Donald W. Kraftson, Managing Director
Donald W. Kraftson, Managing Director Don joined Ariane in 2003. Previously, he was a general partner with Dolphin Equity Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, which he helped form in 1998. During his tenure at Dolphin, Don helped raise two private equity funds totaling $340 million. Additionally, he has been a leader and member of teams responsible for investing $200 million in 12 portfolio companies. And, as a board member, he led the raise of $435 million in outside capital for six portfolio companies. He began his private equity career at CIBC Capital Partners, the merchant banking arm of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Previously, Don worked at PNC Bank in the Communications Lending and Loan Workout Departments. He earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his B.B.A. from the College of William and Mary.
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Donald W. Kraftson
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DONALD W. KRAFTSON, MANAGING DIRECTORDon joined Ariane in 2003.He supports clients during every phase of the fundraising process. During his eight years in the private equity industry, Don, as a general partner, helped his private equity firm raise $340 million and has been a leader and member of teams responsible for investing $200 million in twelve portfolio companies.Additionally, Don, as a board member, participated in raising $435 million in outside capital for six portfolio companies.Prior to joining Ariane, Don was a partner with Dolphin Equity Partners, a New York based communications and media focused private equity fund which he helped form in 1998.Don began his private equity career in 1995 as a Summer Associate at CIBC Capital Partners, the merchant banking arm of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and held the title of Senior Associate when he left.From 1989 until 1994, Don worked at PNC Bank in the Communications Lending and Loan Workout Departments, last holding the title of Assistant Vice President. Don earned his M.B.A. degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and his B.B.A from the College of William and Mary in 1989.
Team Kraftson Racing: Photo Galler
Don Receives the Checkered flag before the victory lap, the second race of the Pocono Double National.August 7, 2005Don's leads the pack on Sunday's race at the Pocono Double NationalDon takes the turn just ahead of Chris FoxDon races the Elva through turn one of the New Hampshire International SpeedwayDon runs the car through the keyhole at Mid Ohio during practiceDon races the car through turn 8 at the Valvoline Runoffs during practiceDon races hard through the Keyhole and Mid Ohio during practiceDon takes the Elva through turn 11 and Mid OhioDon runs the Elva through turn 11 at Mid OhioDon runs the Elva through turn 11 at Mid OhioDon runs the Elva through turn 7 at the Mid Ohio Sports Car courseDon races the Elva on the New Hampshire International Speedway to a Third Place finishDon leada a group of cars to a 3rd place finished at NHISDon races the Evla at Nelsons LedgesAfter an accident.....Don takes the car out for practice after an all night repair job.Donald races his Honda F3 through a turn at Summit Point RacewayDon Kraftson with his Honda F3 CBR600 and Ray with his 1998 Honda Hurricane at Summit Point Raceway in Summit Point West VirginiaThe Elva on the Grid at Limerock Park in Conn.