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Investment Banking Market Update August & September 2021

Significant appointments and departures from the leading investment banks throughout August & September 2021

Arma Partners

Europe:

  • Daniel FUGMANN, GCA Altium, Director, London, has joined as a Director, Tech & Software, London

Bank of America

Emerging Markets:

  • Jeffrey ELKHOURY, Societe Generale, Director Middle East DCM, Dubai, has joined as Head of MENA & Turkey DCM, Dubai

Europe:

  • Duncan STEWART, Goldman Sachs, Managing Director, London, has joined as a Managing Director, Co-Head of Cross Asset Advisory UK, London
  • Michael O’MEARA, Associate, Aerospace, Insurance, Real Estate, Retail and Telecoms M&A Europe, London, has left to join Coller Capital as a Senior Associate, London
  • Kemi AKINBOYEWA, Barclays, Associate, DCM, FIG Nordics, London, has joined in a similar role

Barclays

Emerging Markets:

  • David NATAF, Managing Director, Head of Banking CEEMENA, London & Dubai, has founded Felicitas Capital and is a Managing Director, Dubai
  • Kunal AHUJA, Standard Chartered, Executive Director, South East Asia M&A, Singapore, has joined as Head of South East Asia M&A, Singapore

Europe:

  • Josep ADSERA, Associate, Industrials & Infrastructure EMEA, London, has left to join Altero Capital Partners as a Senior Associate, London
  • Nicolas SINGH, HSBC, Associate, Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, London, has joined as an Associate, European Leveraged Finance, London Hescham SABRA, Lazard, Associate, Frankfurt, has joined in a similar role

BNP Paribas

Europe:

  • Ulrik ROSS, GM-Plast, Financial Advisor, Hedensted, has joined as CEO & Head of Corporate & Invesment Banking Europe, Copenhagen

CIBC

Europe:

  • Anthony Vives de MONTAL, Commerzbank, Head of European Banks Origination, FIG DCM Europe, Frankfurt, has joined in a similar role based in Luxembourg

Citi

Global:

  • Dhiren SHAH, Credit Suisse, Managing Director, Head of Financial Sponsors M&A, New York, has joined as Chairman of Global Technologies M&A, New York
  • Lawrence LOK, Senior Director, TMT, Hong Kong, has left to join Hywin Wealth as CFO, Shanghai

Emerging Markets

  • Daniel CORADI, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Vice President, M&A, New York, has joined as a Vice President, M&A, Sao Paolo
  • Claudia GUIMARAES, Banco Bradesco SA, Vice President, Sao Paolo, has joined as a Vice President, Sao Paolo

Europe

  • Marni MCMANUS, Global Head of Healthcare, Frankfurt, has been appointed Citi Country Officer Switzerland, Monaco & Liechtenstein, Geneva

Credit Suisse

Global:

  • Emre GUNALP, BNP Paribas, Head of M&A North America & Head of Industrials North America, New York, has joined as Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Diversified Industrials, New York
  • Aly ALIBHAI, Citi, Managing Director, Media & Communications M&A, New York, has joined as a Managing Director, Global Head of Media & Entertainment M&A, New York
  • Brett RYMAN, Bank of Queensland, Head of Corporate Development, Syndney, has joined as a Director, FIG, Sydney
  • Karla WYNNE, Viva Energy, Head of Strategy and Investor Relations, Melbourne, has joined as a Director, Consumer, Retail & Healthcare Team, Melbourne
  • Chris SANGER, Evercore, Managing Director, New York, has joined as a Managing Director, Head of Americas Banks, New York

Europe:

  • Julien LAMM, Managing Director, FIG EMEA, Paris, has been appointed Co-Head of FIG EMEA, Paris

Deutsche Bank

Global:

  • Ian LONG, ICBC International, Head of Asia Capital Markets, has joined as Vice Chairman, Asia Coverage & Advisory Asia, Hong Kong
  • Helen OESCH, BMO, Managing Director, Healthcare, is joining in a similar role
  • Spencer WATTS, Nomura, Executive Director, Healthcare, New York, has joined as a Managing Director, Healthcare, New York
  • Andres COPETE, ING, Director, High Yield Origination DCM, New York, has joined as a Director, LATAM DCM, New York

Europe:

  • Georgios DANEZIS, Vice President, European Leveraged Finance, London, has left to join Olympia Group as a Director, Corporate Finance & Investments, London
  • Aimilios PAPASTERGIOU, Nomura, Associate, FIG Iberia, Greece & Cyprus, London, has joined as an Associate, FIG, London
  • Vladut NECHIFOR, Associate, Leveraged Loans & High Yield Bonds, Consumer, Business Services, Healthcare, Technology & Telecoms, London, has left to join Mubadala as an Investment Professional, Disruptive Investments

Goldman Sachs

Global:

  • Michael PERLMUTTER, Citi, Associate, Global Consumer & Retail Group, New York, has joined in a similar role

Emerging Markets:

  • Omar ALZAIM, HSBC, Associate Director, Investment Banking Advisory, has joined as an Executive Director, Head of Investment Banking Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

Europe:

  • Nahy SALIBA, Associate, FIG, London, has left to join Point72 as an Analyst, Long-Short Equities, FIG, London

HSBC

Emerging Markets:

  • Omar JAHIDI, Director, M&A & ECM Advisory, Riyadh, has left to join Public Investment Fund as a Director of Investment Advisory MENA, Riyadh
  • Yazeed ALMUTAWA, Associate Director, DCM, Riyadh, has left to join Al Rajhi Capital as a Director, Riyadh

Europe:

  • Ishaan PATEL, Commerzbank, Assistant Vice President, Equity Syndicate, London, has joined the Equity Capital Markets Team, London
  • Agshin BAKIRZADE, Analyst, Middle Market Financial Sponsors, London, has been appointed as an Analyst, Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, London

JP Morgan

Global:

  • Alex FARMER, Vice President, Financial Sponsors, Melbourne, has left to join Jarden, Melbourne, in a similar role

Morgan Stanley

Europe:

  • Owen NUNN, Barclays, Vice President, European Leveraged Finance, London, has joined as a Vice President, Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, London

Nomura

Global:

  • Raphael TRESSIERES, First Digital Trust, Head of Business & Client Strategy, Hong Kong, has joined as a Vice President, TMT, Hong Kong

Europe

  • Themis VRANAS, has joined as an Analyst, Greece & CEE Coverage, London

Perella Weinberg Partners

Global:

  • Saahil SAJNANI, Deutsche Bank, Director, Healthcare, New York, has joined as an Executive Director, New York

Europe:

  • Artur KAZAK, Roland Berger, Senior Consultant, Frankfurt, has joined as an Associate, M&A, Munich

PJT Partners

Europe:

  • Constantine PHILIPPOU, Deutsche Bank, Associate, UK M&A, London, has joined as a Vice President

RBC Capital Markets

Europe:

  • Aakash MAHON, Mizuho, Head of Consumer & Retail Europe, London, has joined as Head of Consumer Products, London

Rothschild & Co.

Global:

  • Nir HOFFER, Director, Tel Aviv, has left to join Stratasys as a Director, M&A, Rehovot

Europe:

  • Joao COSTA, Hannam & Partners, Associate, Basic Materials M&A, London, has joined as an Associate, Metals & Mining M&A, London
  • Amine BAKHTI, Lazard, Associate, Generalist M&A, Paris, has joined as an Associate, Global Advisory, M&A & Financing, Paris

Societe Generale

Emerging Markets:

  • Karim ELZEIN, Financial Institutions Relationship Manager, Dubai, has been appointed as Head of Middle East, Turkey & Africa DCM, Dubai

Standard Bank Group

Emerging Markets:

  • Helmut ENGELBRECHT, Head of Client Coverage Africa, Johannesburg, has been appointed Regional CEO West Africa, Johannesburg

UBS

Europe:

  • Lucy ZHANG, Goldman Sachs, Associate, Johannesburg, has joined as an Associate Director, Financial Institutions Group, London
  • Alex RYUMIN, VTP Capital, Associate, EEMEA Natural Resources, London, has joined as an Associate Director, Energy Team, London
  • Petar PETROVSKI, Jefferies, Equity Research Associate, Global Industrials, Metals & Mining, London, has joined the UBS Investment Banking Division as an Analyst, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, London

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