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Caroline Learmonth


Caroline Learmonth

Life at FGS Global

Co-head of Equity Advisory & IR practice out of London, supporting companies to maximise valuation, market impact and communication with investors

Life Pre-FGS Global

30 years of Investment Banking experience with Deutsche, BAML and Barclays including as Head of EMEA Metals & Mining. Previous roles included head of Barclays Africa equity research and senior member of Barclays Equity Advisory business. Exco member of energy & chemicals company.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Running marathons, tennis

Caroline joined FGS Global in January 2021 to continue to build the Equity Advisory & IR practice in London. She brings extensive experience and understanding of investor and market behaviour into a private side and confidential environment to advise company management and Boards on all matters related to their valuation, market impact and communication.

Caroline has a strong track record of helping companies to substantiate and shape their equity story narrative so that it aligns and supports sustainable investor engagement. She does this as a retained advisor and to support specific events such as Capital Market Days, IPOs and Activism Defence.

Recent product development includes the creation of a framework to advise on the integration of ESG strategy into the company equity story; a challenging development increasingly demanded by investors. Caroline holds the CFA certificate in ESG investing.

Before joining FGS Global Caroline had 25 years of investment banking experience at Deutsche, BAML and Barclays. This included Equity Advisory, M&A and Capital Markets. Caroline also spent eight years on the public side of the Chinese wall, as a lead equity research analyst and head of Barclays Africa equity research business. In the corporate world she also led the M&A and treasury function for chemicals company Sasol, ran its US listing project and sat on its Southern African exco

Caroline Learmonth