Daily News: October 28, 2019

J.P. Morgan Expands U.S. Commercial Banking Specialty Finance Group


J.P. Morgan is expanding its Corporate Client Banking and Specialized Industries’ (CCBSI) Specialty Finance Group within Commercial Banking in strategic markets across the U.S. with key hires.

The team provides comprehensive financial solutions to financial institutions focused on lender finance, market structure and fintech. This expansion brings industry experts into these markets to work closely with fintech companies and deliver treasury, lending, investment banking and strategic digital solutions.

“With the continued convergence of technology and finance, we’re seeing a pronounced uptick in fintech companies in need of tailored solutions for their unique business models,” said Brian Lehman, head of CCBSI Specialty Finance. “This talented team has deep industry experience and will provide our clients with access to the broad range of J.P. Morgan’s capabilities and strong global network.”

Recent hires include:

  • Peggy Doerr joined as executive director and will be located in San Francisco. With 15 years of investment banking, restructuring and capital markets experience, she most recently served as senior coverage officer on Deutsche Bank’s Fintech Investment Banking team.
  • Aaron “AJ” Lindblom joined as executive director in New York City. With nearly 20 years of sales, trading and capital markets experience, Lindblom previously worked at Gagnon Securities as a senior trader and relationship manager.
  • Brody Mulderig joined as vice president in San Francisco. With more than 10 years of financial services experience, he previously served as vice president for Financial Technology Coverage within Corporate & Investment Banking at Wells Fargo, and was a founding member of the national fintech coverage team.
  • Alastair Ojeda joined as vice president in Austin, TX. With more than 10 years of financial services experience, he recently served as regional director at Dimensional Fund Advisors and prior to that he worked in Goldman Sachs’ Financial Institutions group covering Specialty Finance, FinTech and Insurance companies.

CCBSI collaborates with the firm’s other lines of businesses, including Corporate & Investment Bank and Asset and Wealth Management, to bring corporations access to integrated and sophisticated financial solutions, including cash management, capital raising, loan syndications, mergers and acquisitions advisory, private banking, treasury services, among other solutions.