Nikolay Djibankov, a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (not in public practice), is a wealth advisor and founder of The Matterhorn Group with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management.
With his Matterhorn colleagues, he develops sophisticated solutions which integrate traditional investments, trust and estate planning, lending, and philanthropy for a select number of high net worth individuals, families, family offices, and nonprofit organizations, as well as custom planning for executives and entrepreneurs anticipating late-stage, pre- and post-liquidity events.
He also advises interested clients on socially responsible and impact investments and provides access to two proprietary portfolios which he co-manages – the Gender Parity Strategy and the Matterhorn/Refinitiv Diversity & Inclusion Strategy - to investors seeking to align their investments with their values.
He joined William Blair in 2020 from Morgan Stanley. He has worked at the Goldman Sachs Family Office and KPMG where he focused on firm partners with cross-border issues.
Nikolay is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), the CFA® Institute, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and 50/50 Women on Boards. He serves on William Blair’s cross-functional working group to advance the firm's ESG initiatives.
A native of Bulgaria, Nikolay graduated from Université Paris VIII Vincennes in Paris, France, with a Maîtrise en science économiques and from Baruch College in New York City with an M.B.A. in accountancy.
Year William Blair was founded
Independent and employee-owned
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As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.