Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that Samir Hussein has joined the Bank as a Director in the Media & Telecom Investment Banking Group in North America, specializing in diversified media and entertainment companies. He is based in New York and reports to Chris Johnson, Head of Media Coverage in the Americas and Co-Head of Media & Telecom Investment Banking.
Hussein previously was at Banc of America Securities where he was a Principal in the Media and Telecommunications Group. His responsibilities included identifying, analyzing and executing strategic transactions for media and telecommunications companies. Hussein's experience also includes three years at Morgan Stanley as a Vice President in the Media and Communications Investment Banking Group.
"Samir brings extensive expertise and strong relationships in the media and entertainment sector to our growing team," said Johnson. "His background in this field will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand our presence in the media and entertainment industry."
Hussein earned a JD from New York University School of Law and a BS degree in finance and a BA degree in psychology from Boston University.
Deutsche Bank has recently expanded its Media and Telecom investment banking practice. Earlier this year Drew Marcus was appointed to the Media & Telecom Investment Banking Group and was named a Vice Chairman of Global Banking in the Americas. Marcus has been at Deutsche Bank since 1992 and previously was a Managing Director and Global Head of Media Equity Research. In addition, Saverio "Sav" Flemma joined the Bank in December 2004 as a Managing Director and Head of Cable and Entertainment investment banking within the Media Investment Banking Group. Flemma was a Managing Director in the Media and Telecommunications Group at Banc of America Securities.
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