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Metals/Mining & Energy

  • John Ashburne works with Wisteria Court  in the Energy, Metals & Mining sectors.


  • John has more than 25 years of experience serving the global metals, mining, energy, power and infrastructure sectors in corporate, structured and project finance for major investment firms and multinational corporations.


  • John has arranged more than $26 billion in capital for acquisitions, project and structured finance and leveraged recapitalizations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Many transactions set new market precedents and his track record includes a “Top Ten Most Creative Deal of the Year” in Latin America project finance.


  • John was Director of Structured Commodity Products at Standard Bank, working with producers, consumers and investors in natural resources. Earlier positions were as Managing Director and Group Head of Mining Project Finance for the Americas at Deutsche Bank Securities, at UBS, Barclays Bank, Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., and starting in the mining group at JP Morgan.


  • John has taught courses in Finance, Investments and Accounting at NYU and at Sacred Heart University. John earned an MBA in Finance from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a B.S., Magna Cum Laude, with concentrations in Management, Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University.


  • John is the Lead Principal of Black Horse Advisors.

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