Head of African Origination
Raymond O’Leary is the Head of Origination for the Africa region at Frontera Capital. He previously served as Managing Director and Head of the Africa region & Head of Middle East Sovereign Wealth Coverage at Deutsche Bank corporate and investment bank between 2010-2017. He was responsible for all client coverage where he originated and executed a myriad of vanilla and structured finance deals during that tenure. With more than two and a half decades experience in the CEEMEA coverage business his successful track record with key CEEMEA clients has earned him trusted advisory relationships in the region, where he is recognized for creative problem solving. Before joining Deutsche Bank in 2010 he was a partner for five years at Solent Capital Partners LLP, an award-winning UK hedge fund & asset manager with peak assets under management of approximately US$8bn and over 200 institutional investors worldwide. He had previously headed several coverage businesses including the Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Israel unit at Bankers Trust London, the US Financial Institutions Group at Bankers Trust New York, the European Fixed-Income Emerging Markets unit at UBS Warburg and EMEA Global Markets Sales at BNY Mellon.