Quinton has over 14 years of professional experience at senior levels in investment banking. Prior to co-founding Arkien Group Quinton was a Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch SA (“BofAML”) and head of its Debt Capital Markets for South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. In that role Quinton was instrumental in developing BofAML’s Sub-Saharan Africa business focusing on regional hubs South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. He was instrumental in capital raising for over US$1.5bn in these regions and built deep relationships in the regions.
Johannesburg. Quinton raised over US$2.0bn in 40 transactions that he was lead manager or co-lead manager over his 7 years at Barclays.
Prior to joining BofAML, Quinton was Head of Debt Capital Markets at Absa Capital a role he assumed after the merger of Barclays and Absa Bank of South Africa. Before this merger Quinton was head of Debt Capital Markets at Barclays. He was responsible for a team that covered 11 African countries Barclays had operations. He also helped develop Africa’s Debt Capital Markets, helping launch the first medium-term notes in Botswana, Tanzania, Mauritius and Zambia. He also led the issue of municipal bonds by the City of Johannesburg. Quinton raised over US$2.0bn in 40 transactions that he was lead manager or co-lead manager over his 7 years at Barclays.
Quinton has served on the executive committee of the Debt Insurers Association (SA), and an associate of the Institute of Bankers, and also a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries