IFR German Mittelstand Financing Roundtable 2021: Participants

IFR German Mittelstand Financing Roundtable 2021
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Thomas Wolff
BNP Paribas
Thomas Wolff is a managing director in the loan capital markets team of BNP Paribas responsible for originating, structuring and underwriting loan transactions for German and Austrian investment-grade borrowers. He has 30 years of experience in the European syndicated loan business. Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2014, Wolff held loan market, banking and leveraged finance positions at Royal Bank of Scotland, where he worked for more than 10 years; and at Deutsche Bank, which he joined in 1990.

Dominik Müller
Dominik Müller is head of loan capital markets origination in Commerzbank’s corporate finance division. He has more than 20 years’ experience of the European loan business. His responsibilities include the origination, structuring and underwriting of loan and private debt transactions particularly for German corporate clients. Prior to the Dresdner Bank/Commerzbank merger, Müller worked for Dresdner Kleinwort in Luxemburg and Frankfurt.

Ulrich Kittmann
DZ Bank
Ulrich Kittmann is co-head of loan origination in the structured finance department of Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, DZ Bank. Prior to his current position, he was a member of the bank’s London syndications team having joined the bank in 2004. Before that, Kittmann spent 10 years at Commerzbank, including three years in loan origination, as well as roles in risk management.

Sebastian Wittkopp
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg
Sebastian Wittkopp is head of corporate syndicate at LBBW. He started his career at Mizuho before moving to IKB, where he was part of the team that rebuilt the bank’s loan and distribution business after the global financial crisis. In 2014 he joined LBBW as a director in corporate syndicate and was appointed to his current position in July 2020, heading a team responsible for syndicated loans, acquisition finance, LBOs, Schuldscheine and corporate bonds.

Keith Mullin
KM Capital Markets (moderator)
Keith Mullin is founder and director of KM Capital Markets, a media and thought-leadership consultancy, and adviser for banking, investment banking, capital markets, social and sustainable finance, regulation, and related topics. He has spent more than 35 years in specialist banking media and media-related fields. Prior to founding KM Capital Markets, he worked in the thought-leadership group of the capital markets insights group of Thomson Reuters, now Refinitiv. He was previously editor-in-chief of the company’s capital markets publishing group, which includes IFR.

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