by Baz Hiralal
Alexis de Rosnay joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as London-based co-head of global healthcare investment banking, alongside Joe Kohls. De Rosnay was co-head of U.K. investment banking and co-head of global healthcare at Lazard, which he joined in November 2008 from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. At Lehman, he was co-head of investment banking for Europe and the Middle East, and was global co-head of healthcare investment banking. Before joining Lehman in 2004, he had been head of European healthcare at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. De Rosnay began his investment banking career in 1990 at Rothschild in Paris and London. He reports to Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking.
Rupert Hill continues as head of international healthcare investment banking, reporting to De Rosnay and Kohls.
Jefferies & Co. hired Lyndon Norley as a managing director and head of European restructuring and recapitalization investment banking, based in London. He was head of Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP's European restructuring practice. Previously, he was head of the European restructuring practice at Kirkland & Ellis LLP for seven years and a partner in the financial restructuring practice of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, where he spent five years. Norley started his career at Clifford Chance LLP.
Coutts & Co. , the wealth division of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, named Gary Dugan as chief investment officer, Asia and the Middle East, effective in July. He will work from Singapore and replaces Norman Villamin, CIO of Asia, who will relocate to Zurich to be CIO for Europe. Alan Higgins will continue as CIO for Coutts in the U.K. Dugan was previously CIO of Emirates NBD, where he had worked since 2009.
Prior to that, Dugan was a managing director and CIO of Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management, EMEA, following five years at Barclays Bank plc in London as a managing director and head of research and investment strategy for its wealth management business. He also spent 11 years at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., including as global strategist and head of global multi-asset portfolios for Europe and Asia at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Last week, Coutts named Paul Sarosy as a managing director and head of investment solutions. He will join in the summer. Based in London, he will report to Gayle Schumacher, managing director and head of the investment office. Sarosy was head of advisory and sales at Credit Suisse Group, where he worked for five years. Before that, he was a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he worked for 16 years.
Bain & Co. will open a Washington office. Partner Phil Kleweno will be managing director of the office. Kleweno began his career at Bain in 1985 in Boston. He also worked in the London, Moscow, San Francisco and New York offices, and was a founding member of the Los Angles office. He left Bain in 2001 to be president of Princess Cruises, which he helped sell to Carnival Corp. for $5.3 billion in 2003. From 2004 to 2006, Kleweno was president and CEO of flower delivery company Teleflora LLC.
Bain recently opened an office in Istanbul. Partner Karaca Kestelli, a member of the firm's financial services practice, leads the office with Roberto Fiorello, a partner in the technology, media and telecommunications practice.
Barclays Wealth hired four investment representatives, reporting to Mark Stevenson, managing director and regional manager for New York.
Mark Leyton joined as a managing director from Deutsche Bank AG's private wealth management division. At Deutsche, Leyton focused on serving ultra-high-net-worth individuals, corporate executives and professional investors. Prior to joining Deutsche in 2004, he advised high-net-worth clients at Salomon Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Director Zach Shillingford was with Deutsche since 2005 and vice president Gannon McCaffery was with Deutsche from 2010. He previously spent five years in the investment bank at Barclays, working in the fixed-income division. Darin Laub joined Barclays as a vice president after 13 years at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
Viteos Fund Services hired Ranjan Mishra as a senior vice president to focus on U.K. and European expansion. He previously worked at Thinksoft Global Services Ltd. Mishra started his career with Citigroup Inc. in custody services in 1996.
Clippings from the next column:
-- Peter J. Solomon Co. taps David Shiffman as a managing director in its retail, e-commerce and distribution group.
-- Vincent Berry becomes head of mergers and acquisitions at Natixis SA.
-- Imperial Capital LLC hires Victor Lafaman and Daniel McAnally as vice presidents, fixed income sales and trading.
Bain & Co. will open a Washington office. Partner Phil Kleweno will be managing director of the office. Kleweno began his career at Bain in 1985 in Boston.