Nikita has over a decade of international energy and infrastructure finance experience with Standard Chartered Bank and the IFC-World Bank. He has executed banking, private equity, project development, and restructuring transactions worth over $13 billion. Nikita is passionate about applying his diverse skill set to help developers and investors solve complex issues and bring projects across the finish line.
Originated and executed over $10 billion in project finance and advisory transactions for energy, infrastructure, and natural resource companies across the Asia Pacific.
Initiated and developed new market and client strategies such the Taiwan green energy and offshore wind segment which led to multiple successful transactions.
Led high profile and award-winning transactions such a large Asian petchem project (US$8 billion), Australian port project (AUD398 million), Australian LNG project(US$3 billion), and Indonesian energy project (US$200 million).
Focus areas: Project Finance, Green Energy, Infrastructure, Power Plants, Oil & Gas, Asset Acquisition, Capital Raising, Debt Restructuring, Export Credit Insurance
2012 - 2014
IFC Asset Management Company, LLC (World Bank Group)
Worked as a member of IFC/World Bank’s US$6 billion AUM private equity fund covering equity, convertible and sub-debt investments in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Completed seven transactions (US$350+ million) across a diverse set of equity and subordinated debt transactions such as a telecom tower in Nigeria, a commercial bank in the Philippines, and the exit of a Mexican portfolio company via an IPO.
Handled portfolio monitoring, valuation, and LP reporting of six portfolio investments.
Supported value-enhancement initiatives with portfolio company senior management and boards.
Joined as a founding member of the newly formed Singapore oil and gas financing team; helped the team grow to become a dominant player in the Asia Pacific oil and gas structured finance and advisory market.
Supported lean team as the sole analyst and was responsible for all financial modeling; managed due diligence, documentation and deal execution process; and prepared pitch books and info memos.
Worked on a diverse range of transactions (US$1+ billion) such as multiple regional reserve-based loans in Asia, pre-development funding for a Chinese CBM company, multiple LNG related advisory mandated, and a merchant power plant in Singapore.