Anthony Odgers appointed as Deutsche Bank Chief Operating Officer for Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe
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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