November 9, 2005

Deutsche Bank hires Jean Manas as Vice Chairman of M&A in the Americas

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that Jean Manas will join the firm as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Americas. In this new role, Manas will focus on the firm's highest priority clients and major M&A advisory assignments. He will be based in New York and will report to James Stynes, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Americas. Manas also will be a member of the Americas M&A Operating Committee.

Manas will join Deutsche Bank from Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he has been a Managing Director and most recently was co-head of M&A for the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group. Past assignments included senior roles in that firm's Financial Institutions, Mergers Leadership and Technology Investment Banking groups. Before joining Goldman Sachs in 1998, Manas worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group at J.P. Morgan & Co.

"Jean brings a wealth of experience and client relationships to our growing U.S. advisory business," said Tom Gahan, CEO of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. "His addition underscores our long-term commitment to being a top provider of advisory, capital markets and other financial services in the US."

Over the past several years, Manas has advised a diverse group of industry leaders, including Accenture, Computer Associates, Comverse Technology, Hewlett Packard, Lenovo, ntl, Penn National Gaming, SCI Systems, and UNUMProvident, on significant strategic transactions and associated financings.

"Jean has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor on transformational M&A and financing transactions," said Stynes. "His experience will augment our growing strength in the US."

Manas earned a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


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