Nigel Spray

Partner, Head of Merchant Banking

Nigel is a partner and head of the Merchant Banking team based in London.

Nigel has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance and specialises in M&A and private capital markets. He also has extensive experience in public private projects. Nigel was formerly the head of Private Merchant Banking at SG Kleinwort Hambros for 7 years. He was previously a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Department at Credit Suisse based in London where he was jointly responsible for the Consumer Retail M&A team for Europe. He acted for many major European groups such as Tesco and Carrefour. Prior to Credit Suisse, Nigel was a Director in Kleinwort Benson’s Corporate Finance Department and also headed the Corporate Finance Department in Paris between 1991 and 1995. He acted for HM Government on the privatisation of the UK electricity industry.

Nigel initially worked as a corporate lawyer with CMS Cameron Mckenna and specialised in US/UK cross border M&A. He graduated in Law at Bristol University.

To contact Nigel email nspray@stanhopecapital.com