About us

Lapwing Advisers is a London based corporate finance firm.

Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Advisory Capabilities

Lapwing Services

FundraisingFund Raising & Refinancing

We will advise and arrange accessing external capital through both equity and debt.

Public Investment ManagementPublic Investment Management

We offer independent advisory services to public sector clients.

ValuationValuation & Forecasts

We will provide an expert valuation and create detailed financial forecasts.

Infrastructure AdvisoryInfrastructure Advisory, Fund Raising & Asset Management

We will advise on infrastructure projects from credit structing to capital raising.

CompletionAsset Sales & Acquisitions

We will organise the sale, syndication and completion of the transaction.

Fund ManagementFund Management

We invest alongside our partners in projects.

The Lapwing Team

Nina B Shapiro

Nina B Shapiro

Nina Shapiro has had over 30 years of broad global experience in international finance and business development. She held senior leadership and operating positions at the World Bank and its private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation, including as VP Finance and Treasurer of the IFC and Director of World Bank’s Project Finance and Guarantee Department. Working extensively with senior government and banking officials and the private sector, she helped to develop infrastructure and finance companies and to open domestic markets such as China, Brazil and the UAE. In 2010, Ms. Shapiro received the Euroweek Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the Capital Markets.

Dermot Mayes

Dermot Mayes

CEO

Dermot started his banking career at JP Morgan in 1995 on the Emerging Market desk. He then moved to Swiss Bank Corporation, where he became responsible for Emerging Markets fixed income. Subsequent to this, he joined Dresdner Kleinwort Benson as Global Head of Emerging Markets.

In 2003, Dermot moved to Hong Kong to become Managing Director for Nomura International, Head of Syndicate for Asia ex Japan.

Kanat Ayaguzov

Kanat Ayaguzov

Director

Kanat started his career in 1998 at the National Securities Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Head of Analysis and Strategy Division. In 2002 Kanat moved to National Bank of Kazakhstan to manage the oil funds and foreign exchange reserves.

He was recruited by Nomura in 2004 where he rose to Managing Director for Emerging Market Sales in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia. He then moved to Mint Partners in 2016 as a Director of fixed income sales.

Pearse Rutledge

Pearse Rutledge

Director

After 12 years as a consulting civil engineer in Ireland, Mozambique and Malaysia, Pearse joined the Project and Export Finance team of HSBC Investment Bank in 1993. He then moved to New York to set up the Project Finance Debt Capital Markets desk for HSBC Securities. In 2000 Pearse moved to Ernst & Young LLP, UK where he was the Partner responsible for International Project Finance. Pearse left Ernst & Young in 2009 and established Rutledge Infrastructure Advisory Ltd. focusing on emerging markets infrastructure finance opportunities. Pearse joined Lapwing Advisers in 2017.

Inés Noé

Inés Noé

Director

Inés has over 25 years experience in corporate finance and banking having previously been a Managing Director of Nomura International (Hong Kong) where she was responsible for all debt financing activities. Prior to Nomura, Inés held senior positions at UBS in London and Hong Kong and has extensive experience running major, complex projects with multiple stakeholders including at Government Level. Inés is also the co-founder of Zaprendo, a UK based education consultancy and EdTech developer focused on delivering innovative and research based approaches to school and learning. She is a pro-bono advisor to IIX Global, an impact investment fund and advisory company focusing on ESG and impact investments. Inés is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a qualified mediator.

Emerging and Frontier Market Broking

•We are regulated by the FCA to arrange and advise under IFPRU50.

•We trade fixed income and equity in Emerging and Frontier Markets.

•We have agreements in place with brokerages to clear and settle through Euroclear.

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Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss your needs. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Lapwing Advisers Ltd. 17 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HP

+44 (0)203 927 8310

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