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Nick Donovan

Nick Donovan


Investment Funds, Investment Funds & Real Estate


[email protected] | 44-20-7710-7480 | v-Card

Nick joined Stifel in January 2020. He has over 17 years’ experience in the City including 14 years’ corporate broking and corporate finance experience across listed funds and other sectors, executing around 40 ECM deals in that time including 7 IPOs in the last 7 years. Prior to joining Stifel, Nick was number two in the corporate broking team at Fidante Capital where he served eight listed funds clients, and led a number of transactions including the $200m IPO of US Solar Fund plc in 2019 and the $94m IPO of Augmentum Fintech in 2018. 

Nick was previously at Macquarie Capital where he led various clients and transactions including the £1.6bn IPO of Clydesdale Bank as Global Coordinator alongside Morgan Stanley and BAML, and before this spent 5 years at N+1 Singer, primarily focused on investment funds, financials and technology sectors. Nick began his career at Grant Thornton in 2004 where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in the M&A team before moving into corporate broking.

Nick is a UKLA Key Contact for Sponsor Services, an AIM Qualified Executive, a Fellow of the ICAEW and a graduate of Royal Holloway University of London where he achieved First Class Honours in BSc Management Studies.