Nibras Mirza

Vice President / Senior Consultant

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


- Seasoned Investment Banker and Consultant with extensive subject matter expertise in the space of Capital Markets, Management Consulting, ESG, IR and project management for demanding corporate, FIG and SSA clients in the DACH region as well as CEEMEA & Israel - A broad-based set of skills which enable me to plan, lead and execute time-sensitive projects and transactions that a characterised by a high degree of complexity whilst co-ordinating the involvement of numerous stakeholders (e.g. legal counsel, ESG agencies, rating agencies, audit firms, banks, etc.) - I apply a problem-based and outcome-oriented approach which allows me to translate and break down the bigger picture vision into manageable work streams

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 7 years

Seniority Level: Associate

Sector Experience: 

Airlines Asset Management and Custody Banks Capital Goods Capital Markets Chemicals Coffee And Tea Diversified Financials Drink Mixes Electric Utilities Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Financial Exchanges and Data Gas Utilities Hypermarkets and Super Centers Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Investment Advice Investment Banking and Brokerage Multi-Utilities Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Real Estate Management and Development Soft Drinks


Skilled in: Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Stata, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office

Languages: German, English, Urdu

Work Experience


Vice President - Investment Banking - DCM - Corporates, FIG, SSA



- 01/07/2021

• Primary client responsibility and relationship management within the Debt Capital Markets product group for corporates, financials and SSA across Switzerland, Israel and the CEEMEA region (Investment Grade & High Yield) • Development and execution of tailor-made funding strategies for COVID-19 stricken clients in times of elevated market volatility and limited access to funding • Advisory and guidance of SSA clients in raising funds to finance governmental economic stimulus and support measures during the COVID-19 crisis • Structuring of ESG finance strategies based on prevailing market standards; coordination of the numerous parties in a fast paced and outcome-oriented environment • Selected Bond Transactions: - Novartis’ €1.85bn inaugural Sustainability-Linked Bond - Commercial Bank of Dubai’s inaugural $600m Additional Tier 1 Bond - Komerční banka’s inaugural €500m Mortgage Covered Bond


Associate - Investment Banking - DCM - Corporates



- 01/03/2020

• Primary client responsibility and relationship management within the Debt Capital Markets product group (20+ clients) in the DACH region, with a particular but nonexclusive sector focus on PUI, Real Estate, Health Care / Pharma & Consumers • Alignment of the corporate strategy with the financial strategy following business model transformations and large-scale M&A • Support clients in their on-going and event-driven Investor Relations activity; (1) development of company presentations and other publications, (2) planning and execution of global investor roadshows • Expansion of the Barclays franchise into the Real Estate and Utilities sectors • Strategic advisory on (1) structuring, (2) marketing and (3) execution of debt capital markets financings utilising Barclays’ transatlantic franchise and in-depth sector knowledge • Selected Corporate Bond Transactions: - Nestlé’s debut 144A/RegS $8bn Multi-Tranche Offering (Nestlé acquires perpetual global license of Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products) - Roche’s $2.9bn Liability Management Exercise to improve balance sheet and capital structure (largest ever LME for Roche) - EnBW’s debut €1bn Green Hybrid Dual-Tranche Offering

Societe Generale

Associate - Investment Banking- DCM - Corporates



- 01/11/2017

• Development and provision of trade ideas / recommendations centred around clients’ needs, based on market research and technical analysis • Preparation, initiation, and execution of highly time-sensitive DCM transactions • Development of client recommendations on maturity, issuance volume, timing, format and pricing for bond offerings • Conceptualization, optimization, and automation of Bloomberg-based Excel models for the analysis and the processing of market data


Intern - Investment Banking - DCM - FIG & SSA



- 01/02/2014

Deutsche Bank

Intern - Global Markets - Global risk Syndicate - Private Placements / Structured Notes



- 01/08/2012

Macquarie Capital

Working Student - Investment Banking - M&A / Corporate Finance



- 01/04/2012


Intern - Asset Management - Funds of Funds



- 01/09/2011

Management Consulting

Senior Consultant



- Now

One of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe: 1 . PMO: Identity & Access Management Project o Ongoing analysis, evaluation, reporting / presentation of results achieved and the progress made for all relevant stakeholders (e.g., management, TO, PO) o Responsible for organizing the administrative processes required for the project o Identification and priorization of improvement measures in coordination with relevant stakeholders o Support of the PMO management in the development and optimization of processes and project standards 2. Project Chief Financial Officer / Controlling: Identity & Access Management Project o Revamp the existing controlling set-up with a primary emphasis on enhancing transparency between the business and IT division in a financially constrained project. Foster collaboration between business & IT side of the project o On-going supervision, alignment and reporting of the project budget and scope with a particular focus on progress made over time o Development transferability to ensure seamless handovers In-House Corporate Development: Strategic Portfolio Expansion 1. Conceptualization and development of business analyses enabling a better understanding of the risks and opportunities linked to a portfolio expansion as well as the right strategic positioning for the desired outcome (via e.g., SWOT-, Maturity Level-, Market-, Horizon Model-Analysis)


Maastricht University - School of Business and Economics



- 01/09/2013

• Final grade: 8.0 (GPA=4.0) • Master’s thesis: “Investor Loyalty and Goals over Time” (Top Thesis) ¨ Hoofbosch Prize 2013: Ranked #3

Goethe University



- 01/03/2011

• Major: Finance and Accounting • Final Grade: 1.8 • Bachelor’s thesis: “Economic Analysis of the Financial Situation of the Elderly Population in Germany”

Licenses / Certificates


Professional Scrum Master I



Want to work with Nibras?

Sign up on the Fintalent platform to get in touch with Nibras and 2,500+ other M&A freelancers!