Deutsche Bank Hires Head of Media and Telecom Mergers & Acquisitions

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Deutsche Bank has announced that Don Birchenough will join as a Managing Director and Americas Head of Media and Telecom Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).

He joins Deutsche Bank from Credit Suisse where he was most recently Co-Head of the Technology, Media and Telecom M&A group in the Americas. Birchenough was previously Americas Head of Telecom and Media M&A at Deutsche Bank. He will be based in New York.

The Bank also announced the formation of a global Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) group within its Investment Banking Coverage & Advisory (IBC&A) business. Chris Colpitts and Gavin Deane have been promoted to Global Co-Heads of TMT Investment Banking Coverage. Colpitts is based in San Francisco and Deane in London.

'The creation of a unified and coordinated TMT group is a natural step for these businesses that operate in close partnership and can offer our clients interconnected business opportunities', said John Eydenberg, Co-Head of IBC&A, Americas.

'These changes reflect our continued commitment to promote from within and selectively hire from the market to develop industry-leading teams', said Tony Whittemore, Co-Head of M&A, Americas.

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