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Nonye Thompson

Managing Director

As a Managing Director based in Chicago, Nonye Thompson is responsible for client service, specializing in Lender Services, Buy Side Diligence, and Sell Side Diligence.

Riveron takes a lot of pride in delivering exceptional client service, developing our people, and experiencing phenomenal growth. My tenure here has provided me the opportunity to be a significant contributor in these areas by gaining exposure to complex deals that result in creative solutions for our clients, nurtures the professional development of our people, and leads to client referrals.
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Nonye oversees the performance of buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence, identifies financial and operational issues, and proposes recommendations to assist clients in meaningful M&A negotiations. She also leads collateral due diligence engagements for asset based loans and financial due diligence engagements for cash flow loans.

Nonye joined Riveron in 2012 and has more than 15 years of transaction leadership experience on over 250 M&A and debt financing transactions ranging from $5M to more than $10B. Prior to joining Riveron, Nonye spent 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Transaction Services Practice, including a two-year secondment in London. Additionally, she has experience with public and private companies across various industries including healthcare, business services, consumer products, advertising & media, technology, industrial products and financial services. Her international deal experience includes target companies based in the U.K., Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan and Canada.

Nonye currently serves as member of the Chicago Chapter ACG NextGen Leaders Committee. She graduated from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business with a Bachelors of Business Administration and from the University of Chicago Booth’s School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration in finance. She is a certified public accountant in the state of Illinois.

Education and Certifications

  • Masters of Business Administration in Finance, Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago
  • Bachelors of Business Administration, Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan