Veteran financial services strategist to oversee new NMS Infrastructure Group
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – NMS Capital Advisors, LLC (“NMS”), a leading global-focused investment banking and asset management firm, today announced that it has appointed Paul Heuwetter as managing director of its investment banking division and to lead it’s newly formed NMS Infrastructure Group. In this newly created role, Mr. Heuwetter is bringing a variety of non-traditional financing solutions to both public and commercial clients in both public and P3 infrastructure. He will be based in the firm’s New York office.
“We’re pleased to add Paul to our investment banking team as we continue to grow and scale our business,” said Mitch Avnet, CEO of NMS. “Given the breadth and depth of his experience and his sterling reputation, we know that we are in good hands with him leading our newly formed Infrastructure Group.”
Mr. Heuwetter added, “I am enthusiastic to join a firm of this caliber, working alongside Mitch and the rest of the executive team. NMS is known for strategic solutions and swift entrepreneurial thinking that drives results. I have already hit the ground running and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
In addition to leading the newly formed NMS Infrastructure Group, Mr. Heuwetter will also oversee the firm’s EB-5 practice group, which is among the leading investment banks in the sector.
Mr. Heuwetter brings more than 23 years of experience in debt capital markets, asset management and international private banking. From 2003-2017, he was a director at Signature Securities Group and Signature Bank, a broker dealer and SEC-registered RIA and NY based Bank. Mr. Heuwetter joined Signature in 2003 to start and manage the fixed income trading operations and then from 2006 through 2014, he served as director of investment management, creating and managing the platform AUM to over $300mm. Mr. Heuwetter started Signature Bank’s Capital Markets Group where he served as director of capital markets, addressing the bank’s corporate client needs in interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange hedging, and cash management. In addition, he worked closely with Signature’s EB-5 group, joining the group full time in 2015 and bolstering Signature’s presence as a leader in EB-5 with an expertise in the use of EB-5 financing for infrastructure and with the use of Municipal bonds. Before joining Signature, he served in various capital markets and asset management positions at Bank Hapoalim, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Smith Barney. Mr. Heuwetter holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from New York University – Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University.