KBW Bolsters European Investment Banking Franchise

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW)

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW)

Alistair McKay Named Head of European Expense Banking Added Managing Director Hires Announced

LONDON, Jan. 12, 2023 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a leading specialist expense bank to the monetary providers and fintech sectors, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Economical Corp. (NYSE: SF), right now named Alistair McKay as Head of European Expenditure Banking. In addition, Alex Smith and Gonzalo Smolders have joined the company as Running Administrators.

Mr. McKay has been with KBW considering that 2018 as a Managing Director in the firm’s London workplace. He is a seasoned expense banker, with a sizeable keep track of document advising clients on mergers, initial general public choices, and other funds markets transactions. Prior to signing up for KBW, he served as a Handling Director at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, leading the asset and prosperity administration advisory teams at both banking companies. Mr. McKay also has past encounter in the personal fairness neighborhood, serving as CEO of a fiscal solutions-concentrated expenditure organization owned by a top European loved ones place of work.

“Alistair has been a driving force powering KBW’s sizeable advancement in Europe in recent several years,” mentioned Thomas B. Michaud, KBW President & CEO. “He is a extremely helpful banker, with experience throughout all monetary providers verticals, and has acquired the regard of both equally purchasers and colleagues alike. I congratulate Alistair on this very well-deserved promotion and glance ahead to his ongoing contribution as a member of the KBW leadership team.”

Mr. Smith joins KBW with additional than two decades of economical expert services knowledge, with previous stints at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Mediobanca, and Santander. He has executed transactions in all economical subsectors, like asset management, fintech/money infrastructure, and insurance coverage with a specific concentrate on banking and specialty finance. He also provides a global point of view to KBW, acquiring worked in Canada, Australia, and the Uk.

Mr. Smolders joins from HSBC’s Economical Institutions Team obtaining formerly labored at Deutsche Lender and Morgan Stanley. He has almost 20 many years of investment decision banking, money increasing, and transaction advisory working experience throughout British isles and European financial companies.

Mr. Smith and Mr. Smolders are based mostly in KBW’s London business office and report to Mr. McKay.

“We are delighted to welcome Alex and Gonzalo, two hugely proficient and experienced bankers, to the KBW platform,” noted Mr. McKay. “KBW carries on to commit in our industry-primary franchise as we broaden our existence in Europe and open up up new prospects for clientele.”

About KBW
KBW (Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., working in the U.S., and Stifel Nicolaus Europe Constrained, also trading as Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Europe, functioning in Europe) is a Stifel organization. Above the yrs, KBW has founded alone as a leading unbiased authority in the banking, insurance policies, brokerage, asset management, mortgage loan banking, specialty finance, and fintech sectors. Established in 1962, the company maintains industry‐leading positions in the locations of investigate, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions as very well as revenue and trading in equities securities of fiscal services providers.

About Stifel
Stifel Economic Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a fiscal companies keeping business headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and economical solutions organization via several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Organization, Included, such as its Eaton Partners company division Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC and Stifel Impartial Advisors, LLC. The Company’s broker-vendor affiliates supply securities brokerage, expenditure banking, investing, expenditure advisory, and related money services to specific investors, qualified dollars professionals, companies, and municipalities. Stifel Financial institution and Stifel Bank & Have confidence in provide a comprehensive range of shopper and industrial lending methods. Stifel Rely on Business, N.A. and Stifel Believe in Organization Delaware, N.A. provide belief and linked services. To learn much more about Stifel, you should go to the Company’s web site at www.stifel.com. For global disclosures, make sure you take a look at https://www.stifel.com/trader-relations/push-releases.

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