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Nicholas Geoghegan

Industrials - Energy

Nicholas has had a career in banking and finance spanning 30 years. He joined Morgan Grenfell in the 1980’s working within the project finance and capital markets departments before being seconded to Deutsche Bank to build up its private placement activities where his team executed over $10bn of fund raises for corporate, financial and sovereign entities. In 1995 he moved to ABN AMRO and developed its debt placement business into one of the most respected teams in the market. In 2000, he joined Bear Stearns, eventually becoming Head of Debt Capital Markets in London. At Bear Stearns, he raised funds across the capital spectrum from UK and international investors and focused significantly on the emerging markets. Nicholas has undertaken project finance transactions throughout his career. His range of projects includes a nickel mine in Colombia, a petrochemical tank farm in China and a motorway in Romania. He also originated, structured and executed a $925m bond issue funding the first phase of the building of a new city in Oman. This was a multi-tranched whole business project finance securitisation partially using credit insurance provided by a multi-line insurance company. It was sold to a wide range of institutional investors in Europe, U.S., Asia and the Middle East. The transaction won awards by Project Finance Magazine and The Banker. He was educated at the Oratory School and holds a B.Sc (Econ) in Economics from the City University, London.


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