Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Craig Coben has been vice-chairman of global capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch since March 2018, focusing on deepening the bank’s relationships with major clients. Prior to this, he had been global head of equity capital markets since mid-2014, and before that ran the EMEA ECM team. Before joining BAML in 2009, Coben spent eight-and-a-half years in ECM at Deutsche Bank, and started his career at law firm Sullivan & Cromwell.
Suneel Hargunani has been head of EMEA equity syndicate at Citigroup since 2009 and has been at the bank since 2000. Hargunani is part of the team that was awarded IFR’s EMEA Equity House of the Year 2017, leading deals including the SFr1.9bn IPO of Galenica Sante, IFR’s EMEA IPO of the Year 2017. Hargunani’s responsibilities include marketing, pricing and allocating transactions in addition to maintaining a close relationships with institutional investors.
Christoph Stanger has been co-head of EMEA equity capital markets at Goldman Sachs since August 2014. He also heads the financing business for the German region, responsible for senior investment banking client coverage. Stanger joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 in investment banking in Frankfurt. He became a managing director in 2002 and a partner in 2006. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he worked as a corporate finance and M&A attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, London and Paris.
Silvia Viviano has been head of EMEA ECM execution at JP Morgan since March, having worked in the execution team for the past six years. Viviano has been at the bank since January 2004 and has worked in various capacities within the equity capital markets team. She began her career covering southern European clients and was instrumental in establishing the bank’s presence in these markets.
Luis Vaz Pinto
Societe Generale CIB
Luis Vaz Pinto has been global head of ECM and deputy global head of corporate finance at Societe Generale CIB since April 2012, having joined SG in 2010 as head of syndicate. Before that, he worked in investment banking at Troika Dialog in Moscow, spent three years at JP Morgan as head of syndicate and corporate broking, and 10 years at Merrill Lynch where he worked in equity syndicate, M&A and corporate finance. He started his career on the Portugal desk of Barings in London.
Keith Mullin (moderator)
Founder, KM Capital Markets
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