NICO RICHARDSON
Principal

Nico’s background in transactional finance, capital allocation management, and operations make him a strong addition to Privateer’s investment team. He analyzes investment opportunities and helps drive organic growth for Privateer’s existing portfolio companies.

Director at Argo Group International Holdings. In his role at Argo, Nico was responsible for conducting due diligence on potential investment opportunities and facilitating the integration of recently acquired assets. His operational responsibilities included managing the allocation of $1.6 billion of capital across Argo’s global footprint and overseeing the development and operation of Argo’s London financial planning group.

Analyst at Deutsche Bank. Nico began his career with the Global Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging, and Leisure group, where he advised clients from a range of industries on M&A opportunities and capital raises. 

Duke University: BA
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College: MBA

Nico and his wife live in Seattle, where they spend their free time exploring the Pacific Northwest with their beloved boxer, Ruger. Nico enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and all competitive sports.