David Hill is a co-founder and Managing Partner of EastWest Partners, with over 25 years of corporate finance experience – particularly complex cross-border M&A, strategic capital raising and restructurings – for private companies and companies listed on the exchanges of London, New York, Toronto, Johannesburg, Warsaw, Paris and Amsterdam.
In 2000, David joined Schroder Salomon Smith Barney, the Investment Banking division of Citigroup, where he remained until founding EastWest Partners in 2012. David was made Managing Director of Investment Banking, initially with responsibility for originating and executing strategic transactions in the global TMT sector – encompassing M&A, equity, equity-linked and high yield capital raising, acquisition financing and restructuring.
David began transacting in emerging markets at Citigroup in 2006. Following success within the TMT sector in the CEEMEA region, he took on broader responsibility across industries; becoming Senior Investment banker for Citigroup in the CEEMEA region in 2010 in addition to his TMT responsibilities.
From 1997 until 2000, David was Vice President at SG Hambro’s (the corporate finance division of Société Générale) where he was responsible for M&A in the European Media, Leisure and Technology sectors.
On graduating in 1989, David joined KPMG in London. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992 and transferred to KPMG Corporate Finance, where he was responsible for executing many public and private M&A transactions in the UK and internationally.
David is a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the ICAEW (FCA) and Fellow of the Chartered Securities Institute (FCSI); and has a BSc. in Natural Sciences from Durham University.