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Nicodemo Esposito

Managing Director, Head of M&A and Strategic Advisory, North America

Nicodemo heads up the M&A and Strategic Advisory team in North America. During his extensive career as an investment banker, corporate development executive, and consultant, Nicodemo has advised on numerous transactions totaling in excess of $100 billion in aggregate value.


Value to clients

Nicodemo provides unique insight to clients as a result of his broad experience, both as an advisor to corporate and individual clients as well as a corporate executive responsible for driving the strategic growth agenda of a multi-billion dollar professional services company.

  • Significant experience from the buyside, sellside and corporate executive perspectives
  • Singularly focused on identifying and cultivating the key drivers of shareholder value
  • Adept at aligning the interests of a multi-disciplinary team in connection with the effective execution of an M&A transaction 



Nicodemo began his career as an M&A banker with UBS Investment Bank gaining experience in the US, Europe and Asia, before moving on to a more senior role with Deutsche Bank Securities in New York.

After 13 years in investment banking, Nicodemo joined Delaware North Companies, a global leader in the contract foodservice management sector, as Vice President of Corporate Development. In this role, Nicodemo was a member of the Investment Committee and orchestrated the company’s acquisition of Patina Restaurant Group in 2014. 

Before joining Equiteq, Nicodemo was a partner with OPTIMBUY Consulting, a US-based management consulting firm focused on the hospitality sector.


Other things about Nicodemo

  • Registered Investment Banking Representative and holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses
  • CFA Level III candidate
  • Avid sports fan and golfer
  • Married with two children