Jill Dauchy

Managing Director

Ms. Dauchy advised numerous national governments to address issues related to sovereign debt, through working closely with the IMF and other institutions and negotiating with creditors.

Ms. Dauchy’s career as an independent financial advisor to sovereign governments, central banks and state-owned corporations has spanned nearly twenty years and over a dozen countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. She has focused primarily on issues of debt sustainability, debt restructuring, including exchanges and liability management exercises, as well as strategies for stimulating growth, ensuring market access and financing infrastructure development. Ms. Dauchy advised numerous national governments to address issues related to sovereign debt, through working closely with the IMF and other institutions and negotiating with creditors. She has also worked with countries to develop and implement strategies for financing development and promoting foreign direct investment.

Prior to joining Millstein & Co., from 2009 through early 2015, Ms. Dauchy was the founder and Managing Partner at Newstate Partners, an independent sovereign financial advisory firm based in London. From 2004 to 2009 Ms. Dauchy ran her own sovereign advisory firm, where she focused mainly on advising countries under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. Previously she was a Director at UBS in London where she was a member of its well-known sovereign advisory team, a legacy of its acquisition of S.G. Warburg & Co. Ms. Dauchy began her career at Swiss Bank Corporation on the Emerging Markets fixed income trading floor in New York City.

Select assignments include advising the government of Cote d’Ivoire on a range of issues related to domestic and international capital markets and the development of its Public Private Partnerships (PPP) program; developing debt strategies for Iceland; restructuring external debt obligations on behalf of Serbia (FRY), Indonesia and Pakistan; advising the Republic of Congo with respect to the successful restructuring of its external London Club debt; and advising the Democratic Republic of Congo on the proposed World Bank funded buyback of London Club debt. Ms. Dauchy has also provided advice to several public and private-sector businesses with respect to debt negotiations and PPP projects.

Ms. Dauchy received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business and an M.A. in International Studies from the Lauder Institute, both from the University of Pennsylvania. She also earned a B.A. in Soviet/Russian studies from Columbia University. She is fluent in French and Russian.