Morgan Stanley has announced its 2022 managing director promotions in its investment banking division, and its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team features most prominently.
This is not a surprise given that 2021 was a record year for M&A activity and Morgan Stanley maintained its third place in the global and US rankings, although it slipped one place to fifth in Europe according to Dealogic.
The bank’s promoted seven members of its M&A team to managing director, more than from any other part of the IBD division. Three of those were based in New York while one Nicole Karlisch, works in London.
Within its industry coverage teams, The bank also elevated four members of its leading technology investment banking team, three of which are based in Menlo Park, while Hong Kong-based Justin Zhang was the other.
Morgan Stanley also promoted a quartet of bankers in its industrials team, and three each from its consumer & retail group and communications investment banking teams.
Its two biggest offices in London and New York accounted for the bulk of promotions, with and third of those who got the nod being based in New York and a fifth in London. In continental Europe, Morgan Stanley promoted Gonzalo De Paredes in Madrid and Thomas Contenay in Paris. It also promoted six MDs in Hong Kong.
Here is the full list with their departments and location:
Jan Ashauer, financial sponsors group (FSG), New York
Rowan Bailey, Australia coverage, Sydney
Matthew Ball, GEG, London
Alberto Bertani, healthcare, London
Kristopher Caldwell, technology, Menlo Park
David Casson, Canada coverage, Toronto
Irene Chan, Hong Kong coverage, Hong Kong
Nathan Cherry, GEG, Houston
Thomas Contenay, M&A, Paris
Kyle Corcoran, technology, Menlo Park
Gonzalo De Paredes, Spain coverage, Madrid
Martin Douglass, M&A, New York
Luca Faggiano, FSG, New York
Farid Foroughi, CRG, Los Angeles
Frank Jin M&A, Hong Kong
Nicole Karlisch, M&A London
Joe Kistler, industrials, New York
Thomas Krautz, Latin America coverage, Sao Paulo
Paul Kwak, M&A, New York
Christin Levine, CRG, New York
Luca Lupo, transportation, London
Rodrigo Maldonado, Latin America coverage, Sao Paulo
Rohan Mehra, technology, Menlo Park
Atul Modi, M&A, New York
Will Mollard, industrials, London
Jeff Montero, transportation, New York
Tetsuhito Morita, industrials, Tokyo
Jonathan Pflug, M&A, Singapore
Julia Rubalevskaya, communications New York
Roksolana Sierant, industrials, New York
David Simons, FIG, London
Dana Strynadka, GRUG, New York
Daniel Vyravipillai, communications, London
Bruce Williams, CRG, New York
Duncan Williamson, UK and Ireland coverage, London
Julia Xiao, Hong Kong coverage, Hong Kong
Tony Yin, communications, Hong Kong
Justin Zhang, technology, Hong Kong