IFR German SME Funding Roundtable 2015: Particpants
Thomas Haas is global head of loan syndication at Bayerische Landesbank, with responsibility for the origination, underwriting, execution and distribution of lead mandates for syndicated loans. He has held his current position since January 2013. The loan syndication unit plays an integral role in BayernLB’s corporates and Mittelstand customers division. Haas manages the transformation process towards BayernLB becoming a long-term partner that goes beyond traditional credit financing, tailoring loans to the needs of its customers and syndicating them. His career with BayernLB dates back to 1998.
Reinhard Haas is head of loan capital markets, Europe within the corporates and markets division of Commerzbank. Haas’s team arranges, structures and markets syndicated loans, private placements and Schuldscheine for corporates and financial institutions. Prior to his current position, Haas acted as joint head of DCM at Dresdner Kleinwort, which he joined in 1999. He started his career with Andrae Noris Zahn in 1992, before joining Dresdner Bank in 1993 where he worked in various positions in risk management and client relationship management in Germany and Luxembourg.
Ingo Nolden is head of corporate DCM for German-speaking Europe at HSBC and is responsible globally for the Schuldschein business of the HSBC group. In January 2014 he was promoted to co-head of DCM across all client segments within capital financing Germany. In his current function, he is responsible for all aspects of originating unsecured and ABS transactions for issuers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Before joining HSBC in 2004, Nolden worked in bond origination at WestLB.
Martijn Kamps is head of the corporate lending team at ING Bank, covering Germany and Austria. His team is involved in arranging and the execution of syndicated and bilateral loans for clients across various sectors. He joined ING Bank in Germany in 2012. Prior to his current position, he had been mainly active in client coverage functions at the bank, which he joined in 2000.
Joachim Erdle heads the corporate loans and acquisition finance department at Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (LBBW). Prior to his current role, until October 2012, he worked at Sued Beteiligungen GmbH, an LBBW subsidiary focusing on small and mid-cap private equity investments in Germany. Before that, he worked at Societe Generale in Frankfurt focusing on mid and large-cap leveraged finance transactions in Europe and was team head in the structured finance department of LBBW. He has 24 years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking.
Oddo Seydler Bank
Sven Janssen heads the debt capital markets team at Oddo Seydler Bank, responsible for the bank’s DCM activities in German-speaking countries. Janssen joined the bank in January 2012, having worked in real estate investment banking at Macquarie. Prior to that, he worked in the equities brokerage business at Bank Metzler and Bank Sal. Oppenheim. He began his career at Hawkpoint Partners, a corporate finance boutique in London in 1999.
Michael Bures has been head of DCM at Raiffeisen Bank International since 2007. He joined the bank in 2001 with responsibility for the Austrian bond market. Prior to that, Bures spent four years as a member of Bank Austria Creditanstalt’s DCM team covering Central and Eastern European and Turkish clients as well as Western European borrowers issuing in CEE currencies. Before that, Bures was responsible for Creditanstalt’s treasury documentation (ISDA and ICMA Master Agreements).
Stefan Bund is chief analytical officer and a member of the board of Scope Ratings. He heads Scope’s Asset Based Finance sector, which covers structured finance, project finance and asset-based funds. Prior to joining Scope, he was a managing director in asset-based finance at WestLB, before becoming global head of business development. Bund also spent eight years at Fitch Ratings in London, where he held various management positions in structured finance ratings.
Marion Schiller heads the corporate loan syndicate team for Western Europe at UniCredit, based in Munich, covering corporate clients mainly in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Schiller focuses on the origination and execution of syndicated loans and structured finance transactions for SMEs and multinational clients across all industries. She joined UniCredit’s loan syndication team from BayernLB in 2005. At BayernLB she worked in the syndicated loan department and was responsible for corporate and financial institution clients.
IFR Editor-at-Large, Moderator