UBS hires Rothschild's Grafstein as co-head of Americas M&A
August 22 , 2012
UBS AG has hired senior investment banker Laurence Grafstein from Rothschild to head its mergers and acquisitions team in the Americas, according to an internal memo.
Grafstein was previously co-head of M&A at Rothschild. He will serve as co-head of Americas M&A at UBS in New York alongside Marc-Anthony Hourihan and report to Steve Cummings, chairman of UBS' investment banking department in the region.
Grafstein has advised on around $600 billion of completed transactions.
Prior to Rothschild, he was the co-head of technology, media and telecommunications at Lazard and the global head of telecommunications at Credit Suisse.