John Bannach /President
UniGlobe Capital Trust

Project & Structured Financing success depends upon the predictability of adequate cash flow to service debt, pay operating costs, and generate an equity return. This predictability involves an independent evaluation (audit) of the project, which includes economic & technical viability, management competencies, and risk mitigation.


UniGlobe Capital Trust, 03.1994 - Present

President - Overseas Private Investments (Project & Structured Finance)

Responsible for the development of project & structured finance for projects in North America, Europe (EU, Central and Eastern Europe) generating $10 billion in asset backed financing with an at risk rate of 15%. Assisted clients with acquisitions mergers, expansion and revenue growth through project & collateralized finance and aggressive market penetration strategies and implementation of innovation (technical and management).

Banque Du Rhone, Geneva, Switzerland, 05.1988 - 03.1994

Vice-President EAT Group - affiliated with the Banque

Managed the development, construction and marketing of seven commercial / industrial assets located in Portugal. The reorganization of the EAT Group saved the company and the Bank from incurring losses in excess of $100 million. The turnaround strategies generated $205 million in operating profits. Head of Construction Finance for the Banque Reorganized and managed a $300 million construction finance portfolio that grew to $500 million over a three-year period. Developed a Project Management and Construction monitoring and cost control system (500,000 components) by function. Directed financial and engineering staff, property selections for finance, finance agreement negotiations. Also developed and implemented checks and balance procedures for monitoring draws against construction progress.

Mark, Lawson, Hughes Inc., Edinburgh, Toronto, Geneva, San Francisco, 05.1977 - 07.1989

Managed Acquisitions and Business Growth - valued $370 million
  • Fine chemicals, biotechnical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, foodaceauticals, truck assembly;
  • Transportation facilities (port-land-storage and handling);
  • Health care-medical facilities;
  • Plant facilities (expansion and / or utilization of new technologies) for power plants, industrial alcohol, food & beverage processing, printing, lumber, mineral extraction, energy, chemicals, ships and transportation equipment;
  • Industrial parks, commercial and residential subdivisions - California, British Columbia and Alberta.

P.S. Ross, Vancouver (now part of Deloitte & Touche) 09.1975 - 05.1977

Junior Consultant

Executed comprehensive feasibility studies for clients in energy, forestry, mining, Industrial, & commercial real estate development and product marketing.

Activities & Interests

Enthusiastic golfer, hockey player & traveler. Enjoy music, arts, theatre, literature, history and novels.