Russia and CIS Loans Roundtable 2008: Participants
Benjamin Binetter - BNP Paribas
Benjamin Binetter is head of loan syndications & trading for Russia and the CIS for energy & commodity structured finance. He joined BNP Paribas in 2005 and has overseen the bank’s development in Russia and the CIS, where his responsibility has included the origination and execution of major syndication mandates for the likes of Norilsk Nickel, Mechel, Rusal, Rosneft, System Capital Management and Metinvest.
Christian Eberl - UniCredit Market and Investment Banking
Christian joined HVB in 1988 and is director in the commodity and project finance loan syndication team of UniCredit (HVB) based in Munich. He has over 12 years experience of the syndicated loan market and his responsibilities include the structuring, arranging and distribution of transactions in EMEA.
Hasan Mustafa - RBS/ABN AMRO
Hasan rejoined ABN AMRO in 2004 to head the loan syndicate & sales function with responsibility for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa. Hasan brings more than 17 years of international corporate and structured finance experience having worked in Pakistan, Hungary, United Kingdom and Dubai. He is currently heading loan syndicate & sales function for CEEMEA.
James Nisbet - VTB Europe
James Nisbet joined VTB Europe in January 2008 as executive director, head of loan sales & secondary loan trading. He is responsible for establishing and developing VTB’s loan syndication desk in London as part of the bank’s new investment banking platform.
William Sharpe - Natixis
William Sharpe is currently head of international structuring within the loan syndications’ team of Natixis, with particular focus on Western Europe and emerging markets. His sixteen-year banking career in Paris has also included correspondent banking and other positions with HSBC-CCF, Crédit Lyonnais, VTB Bank France and Crédit National.
David Cox - Associate editor, IFR
Ouida Taaffe - Senior reporter, IFR
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