Nomura Greentech hires David Verbitsky as Managing Director to lead the AgTech & Sustainable Food practice

January 30, 2022 / Press Releases

Nomura Greentech is pleased to announce that David Verbitsky will be joining the firm as a Managing Director in New York effective today, January 31, 2022. David will lead the AgTech & Sustainable Food practice.

Nomura Greentech has developed a leading investment banking practice globally in the AgTech & Sustainable Food sector over the last few years, which has been further deepened by Nomura’s global Consumer investment banking practice.

David has spent over 15 years specializing in the Food & Agriculture sector, including 10+ years of experience in investment banking, most notably as Head of Agriculture & Nutrition investment banking at Goldman Sachs. Recently, David co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Spaceship Earth Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in Agri-Food Tech in emerging markets. David has dedicated his career to pursuing his passions in agriculture, healthier and cleaner food, environmental sustainability, ESG issues and impact investing.

Jeff McDermott, Global Co-head of Investment Banking at Nomura and founder of Nomura Greentech said, “AgTech & Sustainable Food is a key sustainability imperative for the planet and a growth priority for Nomura Greentech. David is a standout banker with deep expertise across these sectors and we are excited to have him join.” David Verbitsky said, “I am thrilled to be joining Nomura Greentech. The firm is the clear leader across the Sustainable Technology & Infrastructure sectors. AgTech & Sustainable Food is a key growth market, and Nomura Greentech is well positioned to be a leader in the sector, with our combined advisory and public / private capital markets capabilities.”

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