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John Deacon
Giltspur Capital

John Deacon has 25 years of structured finance expertise, including experience as one of the leading investors in the European structured finance market and as Chairman of the CMSA-Europe Investor Forum.

He has run multi-billion dollar proprietary investment businesses at UBS, Dillon Read Capital Management and Greenwich NatWest. He has global experience as an investor, trader, issuer, investment banker and lawyer in London, Hong Kong and Paris across all areas of the complex transaction value chain, and across the principal finance, securitisation and derivative product segments, including related tax and accounting issues. 

John also acts as a litigation adviser providing expert witness and consulting services to law firms and investors related to complex financial cases.  He is the author of Global Securitisation & CDOs (Wiley Finance), and he is qualified as a solicitor in the Senior Courts of England & Wales and the Supreme Court of Hong Kong.