Wilfried Marchand, Managing Director, is responsible for the project bond
business within SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.’s Latin America Debt
Capital Markets team. Wilfried joined SMBC in 2014 and has more than 20 years
of experience in debt capital markets, structured finance, and project finance.
Prior to joining SMBC, Wilfried spent 16 years at BNP Paribas where he held
several positions in the structured solutions, securitization, and commodity
Wilfried has led the structuring, rating, and placement of numerous awardwinning
project bond transactions in the power, infrastructure and oil & gas
sectors for SMBC, which was named Bond Arranger of the Year for 2019 by
IJ Global Magazine. He works closely with SMBC’s Latin America Project
Finance team to advise issuers and project sponsors on raising funding in the
international public and private debt capital markets.
Wilfried received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ecole
Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.