Senior Investment Banking Team
The U.S. RE Securities, LLC, senior investment banking team is comprised of leaders with an extensive combination of experience in the insurance and reinsurance sectors, corporate finance and capital markets, and financial management:
- Peter S. Rawlings is the Chairman of the Board of Managers of U.S. RE Securities LLC. He has held senior positions in the field of corporate finance for more than 35 years. He served earlier as Chairman of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets at Investec, Inc. Prior to its sale to Investec, Mr. Rawlings was Managing Director of PMG Capital. Earlier, he held senior management positions with Lehman Brothers and headed Capital Markets for Paine Webber. Mr. Rawlings holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Virginia.
- Gregory D. Nelson is a Senior Vice President of U.S. RE Securities LLC. His responsibilities include sourcing and executing investment banking assignments on behalf of U.S. RE Securities, including mergers & acquisitions, valuation and strategic advisory, private debt and equity capital raising activities and risk securitizations. Prior to joining U.S. RE Securities, Mr. Nelson was a member of the Financial Institutions Group of Banc of America Securities, where he was responsible for executing mergers & acquisitions transactions and public / private capital raising assignments for insurance industry clients. He also gained substantial investment banking and corporate finance experience from previous investment banking roles at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. and Bear Stearns & Co., as well as insurance industry positions with Allstate Insurance Company and Radian Group. Mr. Nelson holds a BBA in Accountancy from Western Michigan University and an MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
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