Nick is a Managing Director at Bridgepoint with more than 16 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. Before Bridgepoint, Nick spent over five years at Bank of the West/BNP Paribas in its Corporate & Investment Banking Group and was based in both Portland, Oregon, and Denver, Colorado. During his five-year tenure, he executed transactions across numerous industries and was responsible for the Technology industry vertical in the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Cumulatively, he completed over $11 billion in capital raising transactions.
Prior to Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Nick worked for more than a decade at Pacific Crest Securities (now a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets) within the investment bank’s Institutional Equity Sales and Trading Group, where he focused exclusively on the TMT sector. He interfaced with mutual fund and hedge fund managers, helping his clients develop investment theses through early identification of secular technology changes and then investing in companies benefiting from those secular changes.
Today, Nick is focused on developing and building relationships with technology-driven companies that have both a strong management team and a sustainable competitive advantage in their market.
Nick received both his bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Oregon with emphasis on finance. Licenses possessed include FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79.