May 2, 2007

Deutsche Bank appoints Gordon Paterson as Managing Director, Head of M&A for Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Deutsche Bank today announced it has appointed Gordon Paterson as Managing Director, Head of M&A for Asia Pacific (ex-Japan). Mr Paterson will be based in Hong Kong and will report regionally to Lee Zhang, Head of Global Banking Asia Pacific (ex- Japan), and globally to Tony Burgess and Jim Stynes, Global Co-Heads of M&A. In his new role, Mr Paterson will run Deutsche Bank's Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) M&A franchise and act as regional M&A co-ordinator across Asia Pacific.

Lee Zhang, Head of Global Banking, Asia Pacific (ex-Japan), said, “Gordon’s considerable expertise will be focused on managing the significant growth of our M&A practice in Asia and serving the needs of both existing and new clients”.

Tony Burgess, Global Co-Head of M&A, said, “Gordon is joining a highly successful global M&A team and his experience in Asia will further deepen our capability in one of the world’s fastest developing regions”.

Mr Paterson joins Deutsche Bank from Citigroup, where he was Head of M&A Asia Pacific (ex- Japan). He had previously held senior M&A and corporate roles with Credit Suisse in Asia; Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York and Hong Kong; and Burns Fry in Canada. He started his career with KPMG. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr Paterson holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. 

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