Nicholas Bianco

Director of M&A


Nicholas has over 10 years’ experience in the finance sector across a variety of roles, primarily as a buy-side analyst covering the full spectrum of the capital structure.

Prior to joining Hili Company, Nicholas co-founded Main Street Capital, a specialist mergers and acquisitions house, where he led the Financial Analytics team. He was responsible for financial analysis, modelling and valuations, investment research for both private companies and licensed financial institutions, and analysis of capital structures, particularly in anticipation of a PROSPECTS listing.

Before that, Nicholas managed a portfolio of TMT, Chemicals and Packaging credits while also assisting on key projects at MeDirect Bank, and he was an analyst at Oceanwood Capital Management responsible for credit, equity and derivatives research.

Today, Nicholas leads Hili Company’s mergers and acquisitions strategy, working across the group’s business segments to drive its expansion.

Nicholas has sat on various regulated financial sector entity investment committees and is a volunteer at the CFA® Institute’s Compliance Connection.

Nicholas graduated from the University of Malta with B.Com (Hons) in Banking and Finance and is a CFA® charterholder.