Nigel joined Saratoga Capital in February 2012. He has over 17 years of experience in finance and private equity, most recently acting as CEO of Maybank Ventures, the private equity arm of Malaysia’s largest commercial bank. Prior to Maybank, Nigel headed up his own investment firm called Chartered Trust, where he originated proprietary investment deals in the Real Estate, Resources, Energy and Environment sectors, as well as advised independent private equity firms. Nigel began his career in private equity at UBS Capital (now known as Affinity Equity Partners) in 2000 where he originated and executed deals. He subsequently moved to Macquarie in 2004 where he was first Country Head of Corporate Finance (Malaysia), and then Head of Private Equity (Southeast Asia, Industrials). Throughout his career, Nigel has also held positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Schroders, and KPMG across both Asia and Europe. Nigel holds a BA (1st Class Honors) from University of Leeds and is a qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Eri has 23 years of experience in finance, originating important mandates in M&A, corporate debt restructuring, corporate financing, and capital markets transactions involving Indonesian sovereign, state-owned companies and major private groups. After starting his career in banking in the U.S., he returned to Indonesia to join Citibank Jakarta (Institutional Banking), after which he joined the Astra Group as the GM in the corporate finance division. In 1997, he joined CIBC World Markets as Executive Director in charge of developing their Investment Banking business in Indonesia. He was later appointed by the Government of Indonesia as Senior VP and head of Investor Relations at the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) to assist in marketing the Agency's US$63 billion financial assets to global financial and strategic investors. Prior to joining Saratoga, Eri worked as the Indonesia Country Manager for Natixis Corporate and Investment Bank. Eri holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the School of Management, University of Indonesia and an MBA from the State University of New York.