NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Justin Smolkin as a Managing Director and Head of Industrials Equity Capital Markets. Justin joins from UBS where he was a Managing Director in ECM.
“Justin is an experienced banker with a strong track record originating IPOs, follow-ons, block trades and convertibles for leading industrial companies,” said Jeff Bunzel, Chairman of Global ECM. “He will be a great addition to our franchise and will work closely with our partners to ensure that our corporate and institutional clients are well advised on the strategic options available to them in the equity capital markets.”
Jeremy Fox, Co-Head of Americas ECM added, “Justin’s appointment will deepen our relationships with clients in the Industrials sector which has long been a strength of Deutsche Bank’s.”
Smolkin has worked on more than 75 transactions raising over $30bn during his six years at UBS. Prior to UBS he was a portfolio manager on the buy-side and also spent time on Morgan Stanley’s ECM desk. He will be based in New York and report to Jeremy Fox and Andrew Yaeger, co-heads of Americas Equity Capital Markets.
This is the second Managing Director Deutsche Bank has announced will join the bank’s Equity Capital Markets platform. In August the bank named Geoffrey Paul as Managing Director and Head of Americas NRG Equity Capital Markets. It is also the 19th Managing Director hired to support Corporate Finance and Global Capital Markets in the Americas.
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 and Snap.
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