Nathaniel Micklem

Nathaniel Micklem

Co-Head of Emerging Market Alternative Credit

In the company since


Years in the industry



Nathaniel is co-head of Emerging Market Alternative Credit at Ninety One. His focus is primarily on unlisted and privately negotiated lending transactions.

Prior to joining the Ninety One, Nathaniel spent six years working at Standard Bank most recently as one of the founding members of the Special Situations team based in Johannesburg responsible for originating and structuring Investment Banking transactions. Prior to this, Nathaniel spent 18 months in Lagos, Nigeria within the Financial Advisory team advising local and foreign corporate clients and regulators. Before that, he served as the manager of the Equity and High Yield Capital Markets Division, with a focus on Leveraged Finance. He began his career at Standard Bank in 2006 as an associate within the Mergers & Acquisitions team.

Nathaniel holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Honours) degree in Finance from the University of Cape Town and has passed all three levels of the CFA® Programme.