William Nicoloff

Senior Managing Director


William Nicoloff, Senior Managing Director of Boustead & Company Limited, has over 26 years investment banking and private equity experience. He has successfully advised numerous public and private companies on over 200 merger and acquisition, capital raising and project finance assignments. He began his investment banking career at CNB Capital (an AXA Group Company) where he worked for seven years, both in Los Angeles and New York, primarily on 144A debt and equity private placements, follow-ons, convertibles, senior debt project financing and middle market leveraged loan transactions for a variety of industries. Continuing his career, Mr. Nicoloff then spent eight years as a Managing Director at Stonecreek Capital Markets, where he managed the Corporate Finance Group and Project Finance Group, focusing on middle-market sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A, management buyouts and capital raising assignments in a variety of vertical sectors.


Mr. Nicoloff then spent eleven years as a Managing Director for a New York Based, Middle-Market Investment Banking firm Bentley Associates L.P. While at Bentley, he led an investment banking team focusing on sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A, leveraged buyouts, divestures, joint ventures, equity/debt capital raising and private equity transactions with transactional value in excess of $3 billion, while managing a large family office dedicated to investing into opportunistic and value-added alternative investments.

Although Mr. Nicoloff has worked with a wide variety of industries, over the years he has obtained extensive experience in the power and energy (including oil & gas, alternative/renewable energy and cleantech) and real estate industries. Mr. Nicoloff earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Mr. Nicoloff has completed two formal credit training programs sponsored through Moody’s and Wells Fargo Bank and currently holds a Life, Health & Variable Annuity License with CA Department of Insurance.

Holds FINRA Securities Licenses 7, 63, 79 and has passed the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE)