Moscow, London, 14 June 2011 – Renaissance Capital, the leading emerging markets investment bank, has expanded its oil and gas research and investment banking business with three senior appointments
Daniel Barcelo is joining the Firm as Global Head of Oil and Gas Research. Vladimir Rusinov and Gregory Stoupnitzky have been appointed as Co-Heads of Renaissance Capital’s Oil and Gas Investment Banking business.
Rusinov, who is based in Moscow, is one of Renaissance Capital’s leading bankers, with responsibility, since 2007, for the Firm’s CIS energy business, during a period covering numerous groundbreaking transactions in the region. Prior to Renaissance Capital, he worked at ABN AMRO, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.
Stoupnitzky, who joined Renaissance Capital on 1 June in London, has more than 20 years’ experience in various investment banking roles, with significant sector expertise in extractive industries, particularly oil and gas and base metals. Prior to joining Renaissance, he was managing partner at CIS Capital, a New York-based advisory firm focused on the CIS energy sector. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley and Imag Gmbh, a private equity partnership, and at Bear Stearns & Co.
Barcelo joined Renaissance on 6 June, in London, managing a team of 10 analysts across the Firm’s key geographies. He brings 19 years of oil and gas experience on both the buy- and sell sides. Most recently, he worked at Moore Capital Management in New York as director of research, leading sector-wide energy strategy in the US, Europe and emerging markets. Prior to that, he was a senior energy sector analyst at Bank of America and Lehman Brothers.
'The knowledge and leadership Daniel brings to Renaissance is yet further testament to the Firm’s commitment to build a best-in-class emerging markets oil and gas research base, providing our clients with thought-provoking, insightful and valuable research that makes the connections between geographically dispersed but economically interconnected markets'. said David Nangle, Renaissance Capital’s Head of Equity Research.
'The combination of Gregory and Vladimir as Co-Heads of our growing Oil and Gas Investment Banking franchise is an exciting one', said Andrew Cornthwaite, Renaissance Capital’s Head of Investment Banking and Financing, and Deputy CEO. 'Gregory’s distinguished banking track record in the emerging markets, together with Vladimir’s achievements in building up our energy business in our core markets, make for a powerful leadership team'.
Renaissance’s energy business is a leader in the Firm’s focus geographies of Russia, the CIS, emerging Europe, Africa and Asia; with sector-specialist teams in Moscow, Almaty, London, Lagos, Hong Kong and Beijing.
In addition, the Firm offers clients the services of a world-class energy acquisitions and divestitures advisory team, Renaissance JMW, led by Jeffrey Waterous, with an experienced group of professionals based in the Middle East, Turkey, India and North Africa.
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