Deutsche Bank is pleased to announce the latest addition to its Americas Equity Capital Markets team. Geoffrey Paul will join as a Managing Director and Head of Americas Natural Resource Equity Capital Markets. He joins from JP Morgan where he spent the last 12 years, most recently as Managing Director focused on the origination and execution of equity offerings for clients in the oil & gas, midstream/infrastructure, power & utility and alternative energy subsectors.
“Geoff has a great track record advising companies across the NRG spectrum on everything from IPOs and follow-ons to convertibles and equity private placements,” said Jeff Bunzel, Chairman of Global Equity Capital Markets. “His extensive experience leading MLPs will also be a great benefit to our clients.”
“This hire reinforces our commitment to serving clients in the NRG sector and to providing them with the strategic advice needed to navigate the current landscape,” added Andrew Yaeger, co-head of Americas ECM.
Paul has raised over $100bn for clients across over 275 transactions during his career. He was instrumental in building the MLP equity franchise at JP Morgan. He will be based in NY and report to Jeremy Fox and Andrew Yaeger, co-heads of Americas Equity Capital Markets.
This latest addition brings the total number of Managing Directors hired within Deutsche Bank’s Americas Corporate Finance franchise to 17. Last month the bank announced that Mark Sooby and Harris Ghozali will join as Managing Directors focused on Energy Acquisitions and Divestitures (A&D).
Deutsche Bank’s Americas ECM Franchise ended the first half of 2017 ranked #3 in US IPO Volume,* supported by leading deals such as Invitation Homes, Snap and in the NRG space, TPG Pace Energy Holdings.
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