Claudia Della Mora

Managing Director

Investment Banking professional with financial advisory and M&A experience primarily in oil & gas, mining, gaming & lodging, retail and consumer products, with transactions ranging in size from $10 million to $6 billion. Ms. Della Mora is the co-founder of Black Legend Capital, a financial advisory and investment firm focused on energy projects & consumer products.
 
During her tenure at Black Legend Capital, she successfully invested, assisted in the capitalization, and helped business develop small cap oil companies in Kentucky, Texas, Louisiana, Illinois, Colorado, California, Wyoming, North Dakota and Alaska. She has also structured oil & gas partnerships in several U.S. states, and in Ecuador, Central America. Ms. Della Mora has been involved in many LNG (Liquid to Natural Gas) projects in the U.S., as well as many commodity trades worldwide. She has personally advised also Chinese conglomerates in their U.S. oil & gas investments.
 
Ms. Della Mora served as a partner at OFS Capital Group, a financial advisory firm and merchant bank based in Hong Kong, where she was responsible for fundraising and taking public in the U.S. public market, coal & gold mines based in Indonesia and other parts of Asia.
 
Prior to that, she was employed in the Gaming & Lodging Group at Bank of America Securities LLC/ Merrill Lynch in Los Angeles, where she successfully advised and funded companies such as MGM, Dubai World and Wynn Resorts. Ms. Della Mora also worked as an investment banker in the Consumer Products Group at Partnership Capital Growth Advisors in San Francisco and at Hadley Partners Inc. in Los Angeles, where she advised food companies and chain of retailers.
 
She graduated with a BA in Economics and a minor in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley.