David West Smith Email

Mr. Smith is most recently a Founder of CEO of Global Emerging Finance and a Senior Advisor to Corporate Finance Partners where he has been active in cross border transactions focused on EMEA region and the Americas.

He formerly was a Director of for Deutsche Bank Asset Management in New York City, where he was responsible for originating and managing growth technology investments and taking an active role in the strategic development and investment exits of the portfolio companies.

He has more than 20 years of successful Global Private Equity, Venture Capital and Credit Market experience in deal origination, structured financing, placement and team management. He is proactive in strategic analysis, financial structuring, and funding with extensive major industry depth in Asset Backed Securities, Information Technology, Energy, Technology, Mobile, Telecom, Software and Life Sciences co investing with Financial Institutions Groups, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Family Offices.

David has managed and helped build out Private Equity teams. He previously positions at Deutsche Bank, NewOak Capital, Global Emerging Markets, Gerald Energy (acquired by Mann Financial Group) and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (acquired by Credit Suisse).

David has an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami School of Business.