Covered Bonds Roundtable 2007: Participants
Christian Reusch - UniCredit
Christian Reusch is managing director and global head of syndicate at UniCredit Group’s Markets & Investment Banking Division. He joined HVB in 1999 to help restructure the syndicate desk and support origination with a special focus on the covered bond business. In 2006 he took over responsibility for the corporate/high-yield and structured finance businesses. Prior to his syndicate position at HVB, he worked in various functions in the treasury of Wuerttembergische Hypothekenbank (now Hypo Real Estate Bank International).
Achim Linsenmaier - Deutsche Bank
Achim Linsenmaier is a director on Deutsche Bank’s liquid credit syndicate desk and oversees new issue business for covered bond issuers. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1995, originally working in derivatives sales, and has been part of the debt syndicate team since 2001. He holds a degree in Finance and Economics from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Steffen Dahmer - JPMorgan
Steffen Dahmer, executive director at JPMorgan, is product manager of covered bonds and head of trading and syndicate for covered bonds, based in Frankfurt. From 2000 to 2003, he was head of trading at Barclays Capital in Germany and a member of the local management committee. From 1996 to 2000 he was head of Pfandbrief trading at DG Bank (now DZ Bank). Prior to that, that he worked for Dekabank and Rentenbank in Germany.
Peter Kammerer - LBBW
Peter Kammerer joined LBBW in 2006 and is responsible for international funding and investor relations. He started his career at Landesbank Rheinland-Pfalz (LBRP), where he worked in the funding department. He has a diploma in economics from the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz.
Holger Horn - Fitch Ratings
Holger Horn is a director in Fitch Ratings’ institutions group. As head of covered bonds in Germany, he is the country director responsible for all Fitch ratings assigned to covered bonds in Germany, Luxembourg and Austria. Before joining Fitch, he worked as a project manager in group strategy at WestLB. He graduated from Humboldt University Berlin and holds a PhD in economics.
Thor Tellefsen - DnB NOR
Thor Tellefsen is senior vice president of investor relations and deputy head of long-term funding at DnB NOR, having joined the bank’s long-term funding group in 2004. Prior to that, he held the posts of deputy director of funding and treasury portfolio manager at the Union Bank of Norway, and worked within treasury and corporate lending at Sparebank Kreditt. He is a graduate of Sivilokonom, Handelshoyskolen BI in Norway.
Philip Wright - Associate editor, IFR
Rachelle Horn - Reporter, IFR
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