Miguel Melo Azevedo
Head of Investment Banking Africa, Citigroup
Miguel joined Citigroup in 2010 as Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Portugal. In mid-2012, he was appointed Head of Investment Banking Africa (exc. SA & Egypt).
Prior to working at Citigroup, Miguel was a Senior Country Advisor in Bank of America Merrill Lynch and an Executive Director in Goldman Sachs.
Miguel has an MBA in Finance from City University (Cass) Business School, and an Economics degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
In the last few years Miguel has been involved in some reference transactions in Africa such as: Bond deals for Nigerian banks, including Zenith, FBN, Access, Diamond; Equity deals such as the IPO of Atlas Mara, a pan African banking holdco and IPO of Seplat, a nigerian oil and gas company; He has also been advising on reference M&A transactions for clients such as Brookside (Kenya), Lafarge Africa (Nigeria), Actis/Diamond Bank (Nigeria), AMCON/ Enterprise Bank, as well as several Portuguese and Brazilian clients including the Republic of Portugal, EDP and Camargo Corrêa.
Miguel is a regular contributor to CNBC Europe, CNBC Africa and BloombergTV as well as a regular speaker in Africa focused events (World Economic Forum Africa; Milken Institute; New York Forum Africa, Africa Investment Summit).