Mr. Ogunro is an investment banker who has completed corporate finance and merger assignments aggregating over $20 billion. He co-founded Capital Mergers & Acquisitions, LLC (“Capital Mergers”) in 2008 to provide private equity and mergers/acquisitions transaction advisory services to leading companies. Capital Mergers has been engaged, in connection with transaction opportunities, by Morgan Stanley Alternative Investments, H.I.G. Capital (a $13 billion+ global private equity fund), Permal Group (one of the oldest/largest alternative asset management firms in the world), Varde Partners and other private equity funds with aggregate funds under management in excess of $100 billion. He previously worked as an investment banker in the Corporate Finance group of Goldman Sachs, a Vice-President at a Soros affiliated private equity firm and an analyst in the Asset Management Division of Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Ogunro has completed merger transactions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity financing, debt financing, recapitalization, IPOs and private placement transactions. He has led or been involved in consolidations in multiple industries and has invested alongside some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs.
Mr. Ogunro started his career in the Fixed Income Group at Morgan Stanley Asset Management and subsequently worked in the Corporate Finance division at Goldman Sachs where he advised on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance assignments involving European, North American and African clients in a broad range of sectors. Over his career he has completed assignments involving KKR, Reed Elsevier, Prince Al-Waleed, Hoechst, Mannesmann, IBM, General Dynamics and other companies.
Mr. Ogunro is a graduate (with distinction) of the London School of Economics and Political Science and completed Harvard University’s post graduate course in International Monetary Economics and Finance with distinction . He also completed Columbia University’s Applied Data Science program. He has also completed professional examinations in Bond And Fixed Interest Markets, Corporate Finance and regulatory exams with several securities bodies in the UK and US.