Loren Boston brings to Meteor5 more than 30 years of investment banking, private equity, fundraising and capital markets experience. He began his career at Merrill Lynch and worked in the first third-party fundraising team at a major Wall Street firm.
Prior to Meteor5, Loren has been Senior Managing Director at MVision Private Equity Advisors focusing on new business and working on special projects with MVision’s CEO, Mounir Guen.
Prior to MVision, Loren was President and COO of Hycroft LLC, a specialized investment bank advising the alternatives investments market. Loren has been a trusted advisor to private equity market leaders, having originated and led fundraising mandates for US, European and Asian managers, as the Global Head of Origination for Merrill Lynch’s Private Equity Funds Group (2004 – 2010), Head of the Private Equity Fund Group at Citigroup Global Markets (1999 – 2004) and in senior fundraising positions at Eaton Partners and BT Alex Brown.
Loren is also experienced in capital markets, having led fixed income distribution teams in Asia, firstly as the Head of Fixed Income Sales for Barclays Bank and later as Managing Director and Head of Securities Sales for Bankers Trust. Prior to working in the capital markets, Loren was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch, focusing on corporate finance, with experience in M&A and High Yield.
Loren has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Financial Economics from the University of Iowa, an MA in Economics from Brown University and an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he was named an Averell Harriman Scholar.