FOUNDERS OF NICA MFO


Mr. Charles Ioas
Founder NICA MFO

Mr. Charles Ioas has been very active in international finance for over thirty years, specializing in private banking.

Mr. Ioas has experience in the management of investment portfolios of high net worth individuals in Europe, Latin America and Africa. He has set up corporate structures and advised in investments across the whole spectrum of asset classes.  He has established brokerage firms for top tier investment banks and initiated and managed private banking operations for them as well.  His last responsibility was as Managing Director of Rothschild Bank in Geneva, Switzerland, where Mr. Ioas has been living for the past 24 years.

Prior to that he spent five years working in Spain and another five in New York.  Mr. Ioas has been able to develop a solid professional business acumen in the international banking world.  He has had senior management  experience at various banks in addition to Rothschild, including Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Chase Manhattan Bank. Mr. Ioas holds a B.S. in International Business from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.

Kirill Nikolaev
Co-founder NICA Multi Family office (Geneva, Switzerland).

Since 1995 Kirill Nikolaev has been a successful IT enterpreneur.

He’s companies collaborated with top-250 companies in Russia, including Gazprom, MTS, Megafon. Shell, Nobel Biocare, Trust Kalina, Yota, Russian National Library, Saint Petersburg State University, Pyaterochka (X5 Retail Group), Sibneft (Rosneft), Baltika Breweries, Heineken, Lenspecsmu, and the consulates of Great Britain in Russia.

Since 2013, after the successful sale of his business, Kirill Nikolaev has been running his M&A boutique N Capital, helping entrepreneurs in closing cash-in & cash-out transactions on the basis of capital market in Russia, Europe and America. At the same time he has started own multi family office called NICA.

He has been a sponsor of State Hermitage Museum since 2003.

He graduated from Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Marketing) and studied Financial markets and Corporate finance in Yale University in New Haven, USA.

In addition, he has been giving master-classes and leading educational programs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Davos, Zurich, Montreux, London, Malaga, Monaco, Minsk, Astana, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.