Daily News: September 18, 2017

Jefferies Opens Investment Banking Business in Amsterdam

Jefferies opened an investment banking office in Amsterdam in the Amsterdam World Trade Center. The new office will serve clients across the Benelux region.

Kasper van Griensven, Jefferies head of Benelux Investment Banking, will lead a team of seven professionals. Kasper has more than 20 years of investment banking experience and joined from Deutsche Bank where he was head of Benelux Investment Banking. Under Kasper, his team maintained a top five position in M&A, ECM and DCM in Benelux.

Serge Fielmich, Jefferies head of Benelux M&A, also joined from Deutsche Bank, where he most recently held the role of head of Benelux M&A. He has more than 16 years of investment banking experience.

Dominic Lester, European head of Investment Banking, said, “Jefferies’ expansion into the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg continues the growth of our European investment banking footprint. In recent years, we have seen increasing activity from clients in the Benelux region and our Amsterdam office strongly positions us to serve those clients’ investment banking needs.”