Team Members

Jai Singh

Jai Singh

Senior Advisor

Jai Singh is currently a Senior Advisor in Compass’ London office, with over 23 years of international investment banking experience. Mr. Singh currently advises and is actively engaged on transactions for global corporations in the US and Europe, and selected Asian and family-owned companies and their boards and advises on a number of strategic, industry-specific, structural, tactical, financing and M&A issues, many of which have a cross-border component. He has advised on M&A and Capital Markets transactions worth over $55 billion in the consumer, retail, energy, resources, industrial, media and real estate sectors where he maintains his client relationships.

Prior to joining Compass in 2006 as Principal and Managing Director, Mr. Singh was a Senior Vice President at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in New York and since 1996, in London, where he played key client facing roles in the Natural Resources, Consumer and Retail Coverage Groups and M&A and Corporate Finance Groups in both, origination and execution. Prior to joining Salomon Brothers’ Investment Banking Division in 1993, Mr. Singh worked in the global finance and transaction banking groups at Citicorp, having been promoted to officer from the Management Associate Program.

Mr. Singh has worked on advisory, M&A, debt, credit and equity assignments with a wide range of multinational clients on important completed assignments including Fabindia, Mahindra, Providence Resources plc, Gannett/Tegna, Delhaize Group, PerfettiVanMelle, HuhtamakiVan Leer, ABB, Fortum, Efes Beverage Group, CallahanKBW, Liz Claiborne, Kmart, Sports Authority, Herbalife, Sibneft, CompUSA, KKR, Blackstone, Gilde, Carlyle.

Mr. Singh holds dual degrees from The Wharton School of Business and College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Singh is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Directors in London and affiliated with the British American Business and the Asia Society, Wharton Club of UK, Penn Club of New York and was part of the UK Sponsored CEO delegation to India in 2009 and the Mayor of London’s delegation to India in 2012. Mr. Singh is an occasional playing member of the Kensington C.C. and Hampstead C.C. in London and a member of Cross arrows C.C. Mr. Singh is fluent in English, Hindi and has a basic knowledge of Italian.