Deutsche Bank hires Stephen Cunningham as Head of Corporate Finance and M&A for Latin America
Cunningham joined Deutsche Bank after 10 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was Head of Investment Banking for Latin America. During that time he was involved in notable transactions such as the privatizations of Telebras and the electric utility industry for the State of Sao Paulo, the acquisition of Panamco by Coca-Cola Femsa, the sale of Hylsamex, S.A. de CV to The Techint Group, and restructurings for Telecom Argentina S.A., Transener S.A., Loma Negra C.I.A. and Alestra S.A. de CV. He has also worked on bond offerings for issuers such as the Republic of Brazil, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.(Petrobras) and Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and equity offerings for Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A. de CV (Femsa), Cosan S.A., Quiñenco S.A., Embraer S.A., Utrapar Participações S.A. (Grupo Ultra), União de Bancos Brasileiros (Unibanco) and Distribucion & Servicio D&S S.A. Before that he worked at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. for 12 years where he was responsible for international investment banking.
"Latin America is an important growth market for us, and Steve has the experience and relationships to make an immediate impact on our franchise there," said DeNaut. "We are extremely pleased to have him join our growing team."
"Adding a highly skilled banker like Steve is further evidence of our commitment to the Latin American market," said Calderini. "He will help us to leverage our existing strength in the Latin debt markets to accelerate our growth in the increasingly active M&A and equity capital markets."
Cunningham earned a BA degree from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA from Columbia University. He is a member of the Argentine-American Chamber of Commerce, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Colombian-American Association and the Smithsonian National Latino Board.
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