Ilya Regelman is a Director in the Structured Finance Group at SMBC Nikko. His role consists of advising clients and executing securitization transactions in the capital markets with a particular focus on the auto industry, including loan, lease, floorplan, and subprime bond issuances. Ilya regularly interacts with investors to assess market appetite, rating agencies to diligence structural ideas, and legal counsel to keep abreast of the latest regulatory developments.
Prior to his time at SMBC Nikko, Ilya spent three years at Nomura focusing on esoteric asset backed lending and capital market transactions. Before that, he spent 7 years at UBS assisting clients with restructurings, asset-backed issuances, and unsecured bond transactions.
Ilya graduated with magna cum laude honors from Brandeis University.