NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rabobank, one of the largest financial institutions in the Netherlands and a global market leader in the Consumer, Food and Agribusiness sectors, recently announced that Donald Meltzer, currently Vice Chairman, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions North America will assume the role of Global Head of M&A.
In addition to his global responsibilities, Meltzer will continue to lead the North American M&A business, a critical component of Rabobank’s global M&A strategy. In his new role, he will become a member of the management team of Global Corporate Clients and continue to be part of the Corporate Clients North America management team.
Meltzer, based in New York, brings a wealth of experience to the global role, having previously served as a global head of M&A at Credit Suisse and co-head of investment banking at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Cowen & Company. Meltzer joined Rabobank in 2015 in his North American role. Under his leadership, Rabobank has accelerated its M&A activities in North America, including recent lead advisory roles for Monsanto, Cargill, RefrescoGerber, AGCO and Post Holdings and has grown its senior M&A coverage capabilities.
Mr. Meltzer holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a law degree from the New York University School of Law, and practiced corporate law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore for two years.
“Don’s considerable experience and successful track record throughout his career and at Rabobank will help us bring innovative, value-added solutions to food and ag companies around the world,” said David Bassett, Head of Wholesale Banking, North America.
Added Willem Boezen, Head of Global Corporate Clients: “We are thrilled to have Don lead our global M&A business which is built on deep sector knowledge and long-term relationships with clients – something that Don excels at and will help us take to the next level as a bank.”
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Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, and real estate services in more than 40 countries worldwide. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the world’s largest banks in the world with over $750 billion in assets. In the Americas, Rabobank is a premier bank to the food, agribusiness and beverage industry, providing sector expertise, strategic counsel and tailored financial solutions to clients across the entire food value chain. Additional information is available at Rabobank.com, Twitter: @RaboWholesale and LinkedIn: Rabobank North America Wholesale.