Peter van der Meer - Managing Director, Capital Markets

StormHarbour New York
Tel: + 1 212 905 2519

Peter N. R. van der Meer is a financial consultant and investment banker with more than 25 years of experience in financial services, including 20 years as a trusted banker and advisor to the insurance industry. Currently he is Head of StormHarbour Insurance Investment Banking.
 Previously, he has held positions leading the Insurance Investment Banking at Guggenheim Securities, FBR & Co and JP Morgan. As Head of Insurance Banking at Guggenheim Securities, the firm’s investment banking and capital markets division he focused on US mid cap insurance clients but also select large-cap clients. He advised clients on M&A and capital markets as well as placing and arranging equity, debt, surplus notes, renewal rights and insurance linked securities transactions. At Guggenheim he developed business across business units advising Guggenheim principal investments on life and annuity acquisitions. He collaborated with Guggenheim asset management to develop insurance and pension fund asset management business.
 Prior to Guggenheim, he was Senior Managing Director and Partner at FBR & Co where he founded the insurance investment banking practice. He acted as an advisor in the formation of various off shore insurance and reinsurance companies and led M&A transactions and capital raising activities for insurance companies both in the U.S.and abroad.
 Mr. van der Meer served as CEO and co-founder of ExClaim Technologies LLC, an electronic payment company serving the insurance industry. Earlier in his career, Mr. van der Meer held senior-level positions at various investment banks including as Managing Director and Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions at ABN AMRO North America Inc. He also served as a Senior Investment Banker at J.P. Morgan New York, Madrid, and Amsterdam, where he specialized in M&A, debt and equity capital markets, and structured products for the bank's insurance clients. During his 17-year tenure with J.P. Morgan, Mr. van der Meer worked on a wide range of transactions for global financial services companies.
Mr. van der Meer is a graduate of Brown University.