Tom Blinten Founder & CEO

Mr. Blinten has 30 years of capital markets, investment banking, and principal finance experience in virtually every industry and region of the world. He executed $12+bn of capital markets and M&A transactions, managed a $1.5bn global trade finance business, created strategic partnerships, and is the senior relationship manager for several of the firm’s clients. Previously, Mr. Blinten co-headed Nomura Capital for the Americas, was a MD at General Re Financial Products, and headed Drexel Burnham Lambert’s Risk Arbitrage Group. He started his investment banking career at The First Boston Corporation and was an Operations Research Analyst/Petroleum Engineer at Amoco Production Company. Mr. Blinten earned a B.S. in Mathematics from NC State University and did post-graduate studies in Economics and Operations Research at NC State and Petroleum Engineering at Tulane University.