Crasner Capital Attracts Seasoned Bulge Bracket Banker from Morgan Stanley

By 7th November 2016Press Releases

Crasner Capital has attracted top M&A investment banker, Christophe Michotte, from Morgan Stanley. During his time at Morgan Stanley, Christophe has worked in the M&A Benelux coverage team. He joins Crasner Capital as a seasoned deal maker, having worked previously for Merrill Lynch. Christophe will become a Vice-President where he will mainly focus on M&A transaction execution in the Sub-Saharan Africa and LatAm region.

During his time at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch, Christophe worked on very high profile transactions within the energy, chemicals and consumer space. Examples are the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by UPS for € 5.2Bn in 2012 and the sale of Taminco to Apollo Global Management for € 1.1Bn in 2011.

Nick Crasner, Managing Director of Crasner Capital, says “Christophe is a well-known investment banker with an outstanding pedigree. He is a welcomed addition and will advise me and the team on some of the excellent projects we are engaged on.”

With a decade of deal experience on some of the highest profile M&A deals in the market, Christophe is well known for his ability to navigate complex cross-border deals. He has considerable experience in living and working in the Emerging Markets and speaks fluent Spanish, English, Dutch and French, all of which make him a terrific addition to the Crasner Capital team.

Crasner Capital is an outstanding brand for Emerging Markets investment banking”, said Christophe Michotte. “I look forward to working with such a high calibre team.”

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