Lumin (n) – light (latin) one who enlightens the way

An international corporate finance advisory providing independent, holistic advice to enhance long term shareholder value.

SERVICES

Multi-disciplinary team, focused on strategy and deals

MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTMENTS

DEBT & EQUITY RAISES

RESTRUCTURING &
TURNAROUNDS

JOINT VENTURE & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

FINANCING STRATEGY & CAPITAL OPTIMISATION

BUSINESS MODEL & RISK MANAGEMENT

OUR NETWORK

Our structure allows us to build and maintain global distribution channels and strategic relationships, which allows us to quickly find the right capital for a deal that other competitors are unable to utilise because of their business model constraints

  • 20
    Top tier, global investment banks
  • 50
    Investment & credit funds
  • 30
    Of the world’s top hedging and offtake counterparties
  • 5
    Capital raising platforms
  • 30
    Key regional banks across Europe and the Middle East
  • 40
    Non-bank lenders
  • 10
    Partnerships with key advisors in different but complementary disciplines

ABOUT US

JAWAD
KHAN

  • Former Partner of PWC, heading Debt & Capital Advisory in MENA
  • Former head of finance at large corporate
  • Chartered Accountant by the ICAEW and Fellow of the association of Chartered Certified Accountants

SIMON
GRENFELL

  • Senior investment banker with a focus on commodity & credit spanning Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Macquarie
  • Master of Science from University of London
  • Papal Knight & Knight of the Order of Malta

SIMON
NASTA

  • Trained as Solicitor at “Magic Circle” firm Allen & Overy
  • Practiced in structured finance
  • Former General Counsel at large diversified group
  • Solicitor of England & Wales

BEN
WILSON

  • Investment banking career straddling both trading and lending
  • Included time at Nomura, MUFG and Natixis
  • MBA from Warwick Business School
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

HAROON
HAYAT

  • 15 years in large corporates across the UAE and Pakistan
  • Former Head of Treasury at industrial groups in the UAE
  • Masters in Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant

OUR VALUES

Doing the right thing by our clients

FOCUS

  • Taking on few clients to allow real focus from senior management on each one
  • Allows a uniquely tailored and personalised interaction

INDEPENDENCE

  • Maintaining independence from sources of financing, distribution and deals
  • Providing unbiased advice focused solely on meeting our clients’ needs

INTEGRITY

  • Doing what we say we will do
  • We will not compromise our integrity
  • Maintaining complete alignment of incentives with our clients

STRATEGIC COLLABORATION

  • Bringing together people from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds to examine situations from all angles
  • Co create solutions with our people and clients taking account of the overall vision and mission of the client

INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE

  • Break new frontiers, do what’s not been done before and do it in a efficient / effective manner
  • Providing advice to the standards of top quality investment banks or “big 4” advisory practices
  • Striving for excellence in everything we do

CLIENTS

A sample of our current and past clients

Ben and the team are long standing, trusted advisors to us. They understand our business and our industries intimately and give us high quality advice across a variety of areas

Peter Henderson
Founder & CEO at Radiant Solar

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