Partners


Gareth Noonan
Gareth Noonan has been a banker for over 15 years, with in-depth expertise and experience in leveraged, acquisition and growth financing, M&A and restructuring across a broad range of industries. Gareth is the chairman of the board of the Asset Exchange and an independent director of ProofID. Prior to founding Alwyne Capital, he was Managing Partner at Cohen & Company, responsible for European investment banking and capital markets, with a focus on specialty finance and special situations. Before joining Cohen & Company, he was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch (later Bank of America Merrill Lynch) where he was responsible for European leveraged loan and high yield capital markets, Gareth also worked in leveraged finance at Deutsche Bank in New York and London and also helped establish Augusta & Co.’s debt advisory business. He started his banking career at Wasserstein Perella in New York, prior to which he was an attorney for five years at White & Case. Gareth has a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service and a Juris Doctor in Law, both from Georgetown University.

Robin Menzel
Robin Menzel has been a banker for over 25 years, with in-depth expertise and experience in leveraged, acquisition and growth financing, M&A and restructuring across a broad range of industries. Prior to founding Alwyne Capital, he co-founded and developed Augusta & Co. into Europe’s leading renewable energy corporate finance boutique. At Augusta, he built the restructuring and debt advisory practice (one of the first independent teams) and then built that into a full service corporate finance/M&A advisory practice that won assignments from utilities, sponsors and corporates across the globe. Prior to Augusta, he spent two years at Lehman Brothers as an Executive Director in High Yield Research, and six years at both Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank in their respective credit and corporate finance departments in both London and Frankfurt. Robin speaks fluent German.