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John Katzenmeyer to Join UBS Investment Bank's Financial Institutions Group
UBS announced today that John W. Katzenmeyer will join UBS Investment Bank's Financial Institutions Group (FIG) as an Executive Director, focusing on financial markets and technology companies.
Katzenmeyer will be based in New York and will report to Matt Malloy, Global Head of FIG Markets and Technology, the division of FIG banking focused on trading platforms and exchanges, online brokers and broker-dealers, payment processors and other financial technology companies.
Katzenmeyer will join UBS from Banc of America Securities, where he was a Principal within its FIG team, focused on M&A and capital-raising transactions for financial markets and technology companies. Prior to that, he worked at WR Hambrecht and Co. and Credit Suisse First Boston in media and technology banking.
"John's addition reflects UBS's commitment to this highly active and very important sector within financial services," said Malloy. "The companies within our sector have seen and will continue to see tremendous change. We are confident that John's career experience will contribute greatly to our ability to provide the best advice and execution to our clients."
UBS 's FIG Markets and Technology team has worked on several high profile transactions over the last twelve months, including acting as joint bookrunner for the $2.9 billion initial public offering of MF Global, co-advising the Intercontinental Exchange on its attempted acquisition of the Chicago Board of Trade, and advising Nasdaq on alternatives for its 31% stake in the London Stock Exchange.
Katzenmeyer holds a BA from Duke University and a JD from New York University School of Law.
UBS is one of the world's leading financial firms, serving a discerning international client base. Its business, global in scale, is focused on growth. As an integrated firm, UBS creates added value for clients by drawing on the combined resources and expertise of all its businesses.
UBS is the leading global wealth manager, a top tier investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking.
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in 50 countries, with about 39% of its employees working in the Americas, 34% in Switzerland, 16% in the rest of Europe and 11% in Asia Pacific. UBS's financial businesses employ more than 80,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SWX Swiss Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
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New York, August 21, 2007