Michael is CEO and Head of Investment Banking for Jefferies Australia. Prior to joining Jefferies, Michael was Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets for Credit Suisse (Australia) and Managing Director at UBS (Australia). Prior to relocating to Australia in 2007 after over a decade working internationally, Michael was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank in Europe.
Michael has over 25 years’ experience providing strategic advise to public and private corporates and private equity firms in Australia, Europe and the US. His deep experience spans public company defence, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and primary and secondary equity and debt capital raisings and recapitalisations.
Michael has been lead advisor on numerous landmark transactions in Australia including the announced $A4.6bn merger between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, the $A11.0bn National Broadband Network Agreement between Telstra Corporation and The Australian Government, the $A1.9bn sale of Consolidated Media Holdings to News Corporation, and the $A8.0bn merger between Vodafone Australia and Hutchison Australia.