WHAT WE DO

Advisory

NKB Advisory is an FCA regulated firm based in London.

The team comprises a number of senior M&A Investment Banking professionals who provide corporate finance, structuring, buy-side and sell-side M&A advice as well as financing advisory services.

NKB Advisory delivers the best practices of traditional finance through processes and infrastructure in line with the established standards of financial regulation.

Founded by Chris Baxter, who has more than three decades of investment banking and investment management experience across emerging and developed markets.

NKB advises its clients across a broad range of sectors and is capable of doing so due to the breath of sector expertise within the team.

There is a particular focus on technology related projects, which stems with its affiliation with the broader NKB Group, a frontier technology business providing a bridge between traditional finance and emerging digital assets. NKB Group blends the core DNA of successful innovative technology experts and the financial rigour of seasoned investment bankers.

CORPORATE FINANCE ADVISORY


  • Designing bespoke vehicles and structures for transaction execution across a wide range of sectors
  • Analysis of various financial instruments with the view to devise an optimal deal specific capital structure
  • Deal tactics advisory and execution of buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions
  • Investor outreach and placement

DIGITAL ASSET ADVISORY


  • Structuring the transactions and token economics to suit the company business model and capital needs
  • Designing the token offering and analysis of its impact on P&L, cashflow, and capital structure of the company
  • Guidance through KYC, AML, risk management and compliance
  • Assistance with capital raising process

Team

CHRIS BAXTER

Co-founder
Chris has more than 30 years of investment banking and investment management experience. Chris has more than 30 years of investment banking and investment management experience. He has held senior management positions at leading international institutions for over 15 years, including: Head of Investment Banking and CEO of Principal Investments at Renaissance Capital, an emerging markets investment bank; and Head of the eastern hemisphere Energy and Power sector team in Merrill Lynch, London. Chris is also a long term member of the Supervisory Board of an emerging market venture capital firm Buran VC. Chris graduated in engineering from Imperial College and received a number of awards for his outstanding academic results including an honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).

LUKAS HARUSTIAK

Advisor
Lukas has 10 years of experience in investment banking and investment management.Lukas has 10 years of experience in investment banking and investment management. His most recent role was the Head of Corporate Finance at MODE, an emerging markets FinTech company. Prior to that, he held a position of Investment Director at Valiance, a London-based investment firm focused on growth capital. Lukas spent several years in M&A and capital structure advisory with RBS/ABN Amro in London. He graduated with Félicitations du Jury from ESCP Europe in Paris.

ELIZABETH INTSIFUL

Advisor
Prior to joining NKB, Elizabeth headed the advisory business of Blockhaus, a Swiss blockchain investment banking platform, focusing on ICO / STO Advisory.Prior to joining NKB, Elizabeth headed the advisory business of Blockhaus, a Swiss blockchain investment banking platform, focusing on ICO / STO Advisory. Before moving to digital finance, she had 7 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience as an M&A banker at Credit Suisse and Houlihan Lokey in London. Elizabeth graduated in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford.

KATE COOPER

Compliance Officer
Kate is NKB Advisory’s Compliance Officer. Kate is a founding member of Signia Wealth where she aided in the setup of the businesses while establishing a robust Compliance framework as Chief Compliance Officer.Kate is NKB Advisory’s Compliance Officer. Kate is a founding member of Signia Wealth where she aided in the setup of the businesses while establishing a robust Compliance framework as Chief Compliance Officer. Before Signia, Kate worked at HSBC Private Bank, as Head of Client Services in the UK where her focus was to ensure successful outcomes for clients with a continued world-class service. Prior to 2010, Kate started her career in the UK as an Analyst at JPMorgan Private Bank for 6 years in the UK UHNW team and then joined Coutts in the newly formed Private Office servicing UHNW clients.

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