Bank of America has appointed Marco Chisari and Rob Brass as co-heads of global semiconductor investment banking in a move aimed to deepen the bank’s focus on the sector, according to a memo published on Monday and confirmed by a spokesman.
Reuters reports that Brass recently started at Bank of America and Chisari will be joining later this year, the memo said. They will both be based in Palo Alto, California, and report to Gary Kirkham, head of technology at Bank of America.
In them meantime, the news agency also reports that Citigroup has hired three investment bankers for its technology investment banking group focused on software in the United States and in Europe, according to a memo published internally at the bank and confirmed by a spokeswoman on Monday.
And Goldman Sachs has named Tim O’Neill as its vice-chairman, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, the latest top-level appointment ahead of David Solomon taking charge as chief executive officer of the Wall Street bank.
Bloomberg News reports that Goldman has also named Dan Dees to help run Wall Street’s top investment-banking franchise as leadership changes spread ahead of David Solomon’s reign as chief executive officer.
Dees, who’s tended to clients including Tesla Inc. and Snap Inc., will head the bank’s most profitable unit along with Gregg Lemkau and Marc Nachmann, according to a message sent to the firm’s employees.
Finally, the news agency also reports that Bank of Montreal has appointed Gary Mattan its head of international mergers and acquisitions, a newly created position that will be based in London, Canada’s fourth-biggest lender said on Wednesday.
Mattan will drive BMO’s push into global mining and energy mandates, traditional strengths for the Canadian bank. BMO ranked No. 1 in the Canadian mining M&A league tables for 2017, according to Thomson Reuters data.
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