Deutsche Bank has announced Anthony Odgers will join the bank in June 2007 in the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in Europe.
In his new London-based role, Anthony Odgers will be responsible for the day to day business operations of the bank’s M&A practice in the European time zone. He will work closely and co-ordinate with M&A business management in the Americas and in Asia-Pacific to strengthen the global management of the bank’s M&A practice. Odgers will report to Henrik Aslaksen and Stephan Leithner, Co-Heads of European M&A and to Tony Burgess and Jim Stynes, Co-Heads of Global M&A.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Anthony Odgers held a senior role at Lehman Brothers as Head of Telecoms/Communication M&A. Recent transactions on which he advised include the merger of Telefonica Moviles and Telefonica, the sale of Ceske Radiokomunikace and 39% of T-Mobile Czech by Altima, and the acquisition of Proximus by Belgacom, as well as assignments for BT and Vodafone. Anthony Odgers joined Lehman Brothers in 1999 from Morgan Grenfell & Co., where he spent 10 years.
Commenting on the appointment, Tony Burgess, Co-Head of Global M&A said, “We are delighted to have someone of Anthony’s calibre joining our team. The strong growth of our M&A franchise in recent years has created a need to enhance the depth of our senior M&A capabilities and management. Anthony’s experience and expertise will add considerably to our ability to further grow our M&A business globally”.
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