He trained with major investment banks and held senior positions, arranging major financings in the private and public markets and structuring asset-liability solutions through derivatives. He was a product manager for securitisation at HSBC, a Director at Merrill Lynch and a Managing Director in Mitsubishi UFJ-Morgan Stanley, in charge of illiquid debt and structured products.
From 2001-2003 he held senior interim management roles and advised on risk and portfolio restructuring. In 2004 he was instrumental in the launch of New Bond Street Asset Management. He was their Director of Strategy from 2005 to 2008 where he was responsible for creating the firm's infrastructure, new fund development and overseeing the outsourced operational services in Ireland and Luxembourg for the management company and its offshore hedge fund.
Since 2009 he has been involved in strategic advisory work, including acquisitions and raised in excess of £300m of private capital for new ventures and SMEs. Mark has advised on a wide range of projects for funds, banks, finance houses, mutual societies and insurance companies: impaired portfolio valuation and restructuring, dispute resolution, M&A advice and due diligence, fund consolidation, operational efficiency and risk management procedures.
Mark specializes in companies in the early stage of development and has advised on the launch of an asset manager, an asset finance joint venture, offshore hedge funds, a renewables company, and a residential property lending vehicle. He has advised on the application of new technology in various industries: a mobile and online banking platform, an insurer using telematics to enhance underwriting decisions and digital delivery of education and training, He has completed projects requiring complex data analysis and deployed a wide range of models.
He has a Master's Degree from New College, Oxford University (where he was an Open Exhibitioner) and studied postgraduate Financial Strategy at Saïd Business School, Oxford University, where he was awarded a Distinction. He has published works on securitisation and credit portfolio management. He holds the IMC from the CFA Institute and the GS from the US FINRA.
Mark Fisher is a Managing Director and founded Promethion in 2001. Previously he was a senior investment banker. He has worked in Frankfurt and Hong Kong and speaks fluent conversational German.
His client assignments include joint ventures, acquisitions, funding strategy, risk and restructuring. He is an expert on setting up new businesses and taking them from inception to maturity and has held senior interim management positions.