Nikola Trkulja


Nikola Trkulja is a Principal on the Investment Team at Grain Management. Nikola’s responsibilities include deal origination, investment underwriting, portfolio performance tracking and analytical support.

Prior to joining Grain, Nikola spent five years at Morgan Stanley where he developed new financing structures across a wide variety of industries, including cell towers, wireless spectrum transactions, and others. As a member of Morgan Stanley’s Asset Finance team, Nikola developed analytical tools for projecting and valuing assets and cashflow portfolios, diligenced, structured, and marketed a wide array of innovative financing solutions, and raised over $18 billion of capital across industries. In the process, Nikola developed numerous of first-of-their-kind financing structures including Grain Management’s first ever securitizations of wireless spectrum licenses.

Nikola graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Vassar College. Nikola currently serves on the boards of Great Plains Communications, Hunter Communications and CE Workforce.