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Dion Vaughan
Senior Adviser

Dion has over 25 years of relevant expertise as both an investment banker and senior industry executive in the field of metals & materials.

He has held senior positions at Johnson Matthey Metals, BP and the leading UK private steelmaker Sheffield Forgemasters, covering research, marketing and business development.

Dion’s corporate finance career includes roles with JP Morgan, Chase Manhattan and Robert Fleming, where he worked on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, debt & equity capital raisings, privatisations and strategic advisory assignments.

 

Key roles include:

  • Metalysis – Chief Executive Officer (Current)

Key Transactions include:

  • Rio Tinto – advised on the sale of its majority interest in Hi-Smelt JV
  • Vacuumschmelze & AMR Technologies – advised on USD 435m of Rare Earth related M&A
  • Deloro Stellite Group – advised on the purchase of the group by a European PE fund
  • Doncasters – advised on the IPO

Education, citizenship and languages:

  • PhD Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London
  • Member: UK Institute of Metals, Mining and Materials
  • British citizen
  • Languages: English
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Our Team

Dion Vaughan - Senior Adviser

Dion has over 25 years of relevant expertise as both an investment banker and senior industry executive in the field of metals & materials.

He has held senior positions at Johnson Matthey Metals, BP and the leading UK private steelmaker Sheffield Forgemasters, covering research, marketing and business development.

Dion’s corporate finance career includes roles with JP Morgan, Chase Manhattan and Robert Fleming, where he worked on a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, debt & equity capital raisings, privatisations and strategic advisory assignments.

 

  • Metalysis – Chief Executive Officer (Current)
  • Rio Tinto – advised on the sale of its majority interest in Hi-Smelt JV
  • Vacuumschmelze & AMR Technologies – advised on USD 435m of Rare Earth related M&A
  • Deloro Stellite Group – advised on the purchase of the group by a European PE fund
  • Doncasters – advised on the IPO
  • PhD Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London
  • Member: UK Institute of Metals, Mining and Materials
  • British citizen
  • Languages: English