Our Team

STJ is the most experienced independent capital markets advisory team globally.

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John St. John

John St. John

Managing Partner

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John St. John

John St. John

Managing Partner

Years of experience: 29

Tel: +44 20 7659 1120

jsj@stjadvisors.com

John has been a driving force in international Equity Capital Markets, having headed teams at US, European and Asian banks and having pioneered new techniques to empower issuers and improve offering results.

Nomura: Chairman of European Equity Capital Markets

Dresdner Kleinwort: Global Head of Equity Capital Markets

Commerzbank: Co-Global Head of Equity Capital Markets

Lehman Brothers: Co-Global Head of Equity Capital Markets

Citigroup / Solomon Smith Barney: Head of European Equity Capital Markets

Kleinwort Benson: Director of European Equity Capital Markets

Simon North

Simon North

Chief Financial Officer

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Simon North

Simon North

Chief Financial Officer

Years of experience: 27

Tel: +44 20 7659 1124

sjn@stjadvisors.com

Simon has considerable experience of advising on capital markets transactions throughout Europe and the emerging markets. He has also built and run equities businesses and co-founded an event-driven hedge fund.

Bhramavira Capital Partners: Founding partner and portfolio manager

Lehman Brothers: Head of European Corporate Broking

BT Alex. Brown: Head of European Equity Capital Markets

BT Alex. Brown: Head of Emerging Markets Equities

NatWest Markets: Head of Emerging Markets ECM, M&A and Equities

Marcus Le Grice

Marcus Le Grice

Head, Equity Advisory

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Marcus Le Grice

Marcus Le Grice

Head, Equity Advisory

Years of experience: 26

Tel: +44 20 7659 1123

mlg@stjadvisors.com

Marcus has been instrumental in the origination and execution of a broad range of international equity, debt and equity-linked capital transactions for global corporates, sponsor private equity firms and Governments.

Nomura: Head of Global Finance, CEEMEA

Nomura: Head of ECM, EMEA

Deutsche Bank: Co-head of ECM Origination

Deutsche Bank: Head of Equity Corporate Finance

Freshfields: Corporate & Commercial

David Jennison

David Jennison

Co-Head, Equity Advisory

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David Jennison

David Jennison

Co-Head, Equity Advisory

Years of experience: 29

Tel: +44 20 7659 1121

drj@stjadvisors.com

Capital markets innovator who has led offerings for issuers in 30 countries and 18 industry sectors

JP Morgan: Head of Equity Capital Markets for Central Europe Middle East & Africa

Merrill Lynch: Head of European Healthcare Equity Capital Markets, Head of CEMEA Equity Capital Markets Execution

Lehman Brothers (New York & London): Director of Equity Capital Markets

Jean Grall

Jean Grall

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Jean Grall

Jean Grall

Partner

Years of experience: 29

Tel: +44 207 659 1125

jlg@stjadvisors.com

A French national based in London for over 25 years, Jean has advised industrial and financial clients in continental Europe (French speaking, Nordic) and participated in the execution of numerous ECM transactions and debt financings. He has also worked on capital raising and advisory projects in “emerging” Europe (notably Russia and Greece).

FIM Financial Services, Russia: Chief Executive Officer

Hellenic Telecom, Greece: Special Advisor, capital raising and privatization

Citigroup / Salomon Smith Barney: Managing Director, European Investment Bank

Salomon Brothers: Head of Debt Capital Markets (Europe)

Merrill Lynch: Managing Director, Investment Banking

Bruce Hilland

Bruce Hilland

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Bruce Hilland

Bruce Hilland

Partner

Years of experience: 30

Tel: +44 20 7871 2980

rbh@stjadvisors.com

A seasoned international Equity Capital Markets practitioner, having worked on several hundred share offerings and based in London since 1996.

Liquidnet: Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets

IL&FS Investsmart Securities (India): CEO, Europe (acquired by HSBC)

E*TRADE Securities: Global Head of Equity Capital Markets

TD Securities: Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets (London and Toronto)

Scotia McLeod: Corporate Finance

Continental Illinois Bank: Corporate & Investment Banking

Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller

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Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller

Partner

Years of experience: 17

Tel: +44 20 7659 1126

jpm@stjadvisors.com

Jonathan has worked on close to 100 international IPOs, equity and equity-linked offerings as execution project manager, syndicate manager responsible for pricing and allocations, or independent advisor.

Deutsche Bank: Head of Nordic and Benelux ECM

Deutsche Bank: Director, UK ECM Origination

Deutsche Bank: Director, EMEA ECM Execution

Deutsche Bank: Vice-President, EMEA ECM Syndication

Angelo Morganti

Angelo Morganti

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Angelo Morganti

Angelo Morganti

Partner

Years of experience: 16

Tel: +44 207 871 2989

acm@stjadvisors.com

Citigroup: Director

Renaissance Capital: Managing Director, Head of IB for Central Asia

Sberbank CIB (Troika Dialog): Managing Director

Ignacio de Potestad

Ignacio de Potestad

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Ignacio de Potestad

Ignacio de Potestad

Partner

Years of experience: 15

Tel: +34 91 319 6358

idp@stjadvisors.com

Ignacio has been involved in many of the largest equity and debt capital markets offerings in Spain and Portugal since 2000 either as a senior member of the syndicate of banks or as an independent advisor. Ignacio is currently based in Madrid.

Soletaurus Solutions: Director

Dresdner Kleinwort: Vice President Iberian ECM

Dresdner Kleinwort: Vice President FIG DCM

Francois Wertheimer

Francois Wertheimer

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Francois Wertheimer

Francois Wertheimer

Partner

Years of experience: 26

Tel: +65-9664-1201

frw@stjadvisors.com

Francois is a senior investment banker and Equity Capital Markets practitioner with 25 years experience at leading international banks; based in Asia for the last 18 years, he has worked on numerous high profile IPOs and capital markets transactions throughout the region.

Capital Asia Partners: Managing Director

Markmore Group: Chief Financial Officer

BNP Paribas: Managing Director, Head of South East Asia Corporate Finance and ECM

HSBC: Managing Director, Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets

Kleinwort Benson: Assistant Director, Equity Capital Markets

Chris Wells

Chris Wells

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Chris Wells

Chris Wells

Partner

Years of experience: 31

Tel: +813 6205 3348

cjw@stjadvisors.com

Tokyo Stock Exchange: Senior Director Market Development Tokyo ProMarket

Collins Stewart: Head of Corporate Broking

Lehman Brothers: Head of UK ECM

UBS: Managing Director Corporate Broking

BZW: Managing Director Corporate Broking

BZW Tokyo: Head of Equity Research

Hugo Hamilton-Shaw

Hugo Hamilton-Shaw

Chief Operating Officer

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Hugo Hamilton-Shaw

Hugo Hamilton-Shaw

Chief Operating Officer

Years of experience: 22

Tel: +44 20 7871 2971

hhs@stjadvisors.com

Hugo spent 22 years working in Equity Markets, latterly as M.D - Head of Global and Pan European Equity Distribution at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has worked on well over 180 equity capital market transactions for Sponsors & Corporates, including the 1st main listing in the UK for an internet Service provider – Freeserve PLC in 1999. More recently helping to distribute the UK Government’s sell down in Lloyds PLC, raising £3.4bn for Standard & Chartered PLC, €2.2bn for Arcelor Mittal by way of a capital increases and Saga, Pets at Home & Bankia listings to name a few.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch: Head of Global and Pan European Equity Sales

Bank of America Merrill Lynch: Head of Pan European Mid & Small cap Division (Trading, Sales Trading & Sales)

Merrill Lynch: Pan European Equity Sales

Cazenove & CO: UK Equity Sales

Cazenove Fund Management: PM on the Global Emerging Markets Unit Trust

Employees +

Dr Sven Rehfeld

Dr Sven Rehfeld

Managing Director

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Dr Sven Rehfeld

Dr Sven Rehfeld

Managing Director

Tel: +44 20 7871 2970

sur@stjadvisors.com

Myra Bou Habib

Myra Bou Habib

Vice President

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Myra Bou Habib

Myra Bou Habib

Vice President

Years of experience: 7

Tel: +44 20 7659 1122

mbh@stjadvisors.com

CapVest Capital Partners - MezzVest: Trainee

Oxford University Said Business School: MSc Financial Economics

American University of Beirut: BA Economics minor; Political Studies

Aadam Brown

Aadam Brown

Vice President

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Aadam Brown

Aadam Brown

Vice President

Years of experience: 8

Tel: 020 7871 2992

abr@stjadvisors.com

Deutsche Bank: Associate, Corporate Broking

Credit Suisse: Analyst, Corporate Broking

UBS: Analyst, Finance

Oxford University: BA Geography

Yun Guan

Yun Guan

Associate

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Yun Guan

Yun Guan

Associate

Years of experience: 4

Tel: +44 20 7871 2977

yyg@stjadvisors.com

University of Sheffield: LL.M in Commercial Law

Shanghai University of Finance & Economics: LL.B Commercial Law, B.A. Accounting

Sonya Vidiartkhi

Sonya Vidiartkhi

Associate

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Sonya Vidiartkhi

Sonya Vidiartkhi

Associate

Years of experience: 2

Tel: +44 20 7871 2982

svi@stjadvisors.com

London School of Economics: BSc Economics

Ishaan Pasricha

Ishaan Pasricha

Analyst

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Ishaan Pasricha

Ishaan Pasricha

Analyst

Years of experience: 2

Tel: +44 (0)20 7871 2999

ixp@stjadvisors.com

Rothschild Singapore: Global Financial Advisory

Durham University: BA Business Finance

Carole Rogers

Carole Rogers

Legal and Compliance Director

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Carole Rogers

Carole Rogers

Legal and Compliance Director

Years of experience: 18

Tel: +44 20 7871 2986

car@stjadvisors.com

Barclays Wealth: Vice President - Legal Department

Barclays Bank PLC: Senior Legal Advisor - Commercial Banking

Clifford Chance: Banking and Finance

Solicitor (England and Wales): Avocat (Paris Bar)

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment: Diploma in Investment Compliance

Shayan Siddiqui

Shayan Siddiqui

Financial Controller

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Shayan Siddiqui

Shayan Siddiqui

Financial Controller

Years of experience: 8

Tel: +44 (0)207 659 1128

shs@stjadvisors.com

Knight Vinke Asset Management: Investment Professional, Equities

PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP: Senior Associate, Assurance and Transaction Services

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales: Member, ACA

London School of Economics: BSc Accounting and Finance

Parmeet Bindra

Parmeet Bindra

Accounts Assistant

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Parmeet Bindra

Parmeet Bindra

Accounts Assistant

Years of experience: 1

Tel: +44 (0)207 871 2978

pkb@stjadvisors.com

Xerox Corporation: Finance Analyst

Brunel University: BSc Business and Management (Accounting)

Dawn Barr

Dawn Barr

Executive Assistant

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Dawn Barr

Dawn Barr

Executive Assistant

Tel: +44 20 7871 2985

dxb@stjadvisors.com

Lydia Fairhurst

Lydia Fairhurst

Junior Personal Assistant

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Lydia Fairhurst

Lydia Fairhurst

Junior Personal Assistant

Tel: +44 20 7871 2993

ltf@stjadvisors.com

Senior Advisors +

Jorge Calvet

Jorge Calvet

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Jorge Calvet

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 36

Tel: +34 620814439

jjc@stjadvisors.com

Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica: Chairman & CEO

Noqca Partners: Partner

Fortis Bank, Spain and Portugal: Chairman

Beta Capital MeesPierson: Executive Chairman

Member of Fortis Management Council :

UBS Warburg, Madrid: Managing Director and Country Head of the UBS Group Spain

Karen Cramér

Karen Cramér

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Karen Cramér

Karen Cramér

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 23

Tel: +44 207 659 1127

kkc@stjadvisors.com

Dimension Data Holdings plc: Head of Investor Relations

Deutsche Bank: Equity research analyst

Arthur Andersen: Audit and tax consultant

Gordon Duncan

Gordon Duncan

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Gordon Duncan

Gordon Duncan

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 28

Tel: +44 7785 371 096

gbd@stjadvisors.com

DLJ: Managing Director, Head of Healthcare, European Investment Banking Group

Dresdner Kleinwort Benson: Global Head of Healthcare sector, Board Director Kleinwort Benson Limited

Deutsche Bank (Morgan Grenfell): Corporate Finance executive

PWC: Audit & Tax

Alexander Fraess-Ehrfeld

Alexander Fraess-Ehrfeld

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Alexander Fraess-Ehrfeld

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 20

Tel: +49 1736737967

afe@stjadvisors.com

Deloitte: Managing Partner of Corporate Finance Advisory

Goldman Sachs: Executive Director of Investment Management

Dresdner Kleinwort: Ass. Manager of Equity Capital Markets

Björn Fröling

Björn Fröling

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Björn Fröling

Björn Fröling

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 28

Tel: +46 708 535 269

bfr@stjadvisors.com

Öhman Group: Vice Chairman

Brummer & Partners: Founder & MD

Lazard: MD Nordic office

Alfred Berg: Head of Corporate Finance

Morgan Grenfell: Assistant Director Corporate Finance

Richard Houghton

Richard Houghton

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Richard Houghton

Richard Houghton

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 31

Tel: +44 7775 761 800

rah@stjadvisors.com

Xchanging plc: CFO/COO

Caradon plc: CEO Industrial Division

McKinsey & Co: Senior Manager

Piers Higson Smith

Piers Higson Smith

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Piers Higson Smith

Piers Higson Smith

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 29

Tel: +852 3478 7273

phs@stjadvisors.com

Platinum Securities: Head of Corporate Finance/ECM

Rothschild: Head of ECM, Asia/Head of Direct Investments, Australia

W.I. Carr Overseas: Head of ECM

S.G./SBC Warburg: Investment Banking, HK/Bangkok

Bijan Khezri

Bijan Khezri

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Bijan Khezri

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 22

Tel: +41 76 404 0692

bdk@stjadvisors.com

Sportradar AG: Member of the Board of Directors

Marquand Media International: Member of the Board of Directors

EQT: Industrial Advisor

GF Capital: Operating Partner

Baltimore Technologies PLC: CEO, Executive Chairman

Paribas: Head of Technology, Equity Capital Markets

Timothy Lindberg

Timothy Lindberg

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Timothy Lindberg

Timothy Lindberg

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 26

Tel: +44 20 7871 2981

tjl@stjadvisors.com

Lehman Brothers: Managing Director, Head of European ECM

Citigroup / Salomon Brothers: Director, European ECM/Derivatives

Goldman Sachs: Co-Head of European Equity Derivatives

Bankers Trust International: MD, Head of Hong Kong

Bankers Trust International: Director, Debt Capital Markets London

Michael Lindsay

Michael Lindsay

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Michael Lindsay

Michael Lindsay

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 35

Tel: +44 207 871 2987

mrl@stjadvisors.com

Cushman & Wakefield: Partner and EMEA Head of Corporate Finance

KPMG LLP: Partner and UK Head of Real Estate Corporate Finance

Citigroup: Director of Real Estate Investment Banking

Naveed Nasar

Naveed Nasar

Managing Director, Head of Equity-linked Advisory

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Naveed Nasar

Naveed Nasar

Managing Director, Head of Equity-linked Advisory

Years of experience: 14

Tel: +44 20 7659 1129

nrn@stjadvisors.com

Bank of America Merrill Lynch: Director, Equity-linked Capital Markets

JP Morgan Chase: Associate, Equity-linked Capital Markets

Imperial College of Science and Technology: MSci Physics

Emmanuel Pezier

Emmanuel Pezier

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Emmanuel Pezier

Emmanuel Pezier

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 25

Tel: +44 20 7871 2971

erp@stjadvisors.com

UniCredit: FIG/Financial Sponsor Coverage

Bear Stearns: European Head of Equity Capital Markets

Bear Stearns: Global Head of Convertible Origination, NY

HSBC: European Head of Syndicate

Goldman Sachs: Equity Capital Markets

Ulf Rosenlöf

Ulf Rosenlöf

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Ulf Rosenlöf

Ulf Rosenlöf

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 36

Tel: +358405450992

uur@stjadvisors.com

Merasco Capital Ltd: Senior Partner

FIM Group: Chairman

Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup): Senior Advisor

Spontel Oy: Executive Vice President

Tamro Group: Chairman

Huhtamäki Group: Senior Vice President and Member of the board

William Russell

William Russell

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William Russell

William Russell

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 19

Tel: +44 (0)20 7659 1125

wwr@stjadvisors.com

CDAM Asset Management: Chairman

Alderman of the City of London: 2013

Merrill Lynch: Managing Director US/Asian and International Equities

Chun Kwok William So

Chun Kwok William So

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Chun Kwok William So

Chun Kwok William So

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 33

Tel: +44 794 931 0899

cws@stjadvisors.com

PowerHouse Global Ltd: Managing Director

China Unicom (Europe): President and Executive Director

China Netcom (Hong Kong): CEO and Executive Director

East Asia Network Holdings (Hong Kong): Chairman

East Asia Network Holdings Taiwan: Chairman

IXnet Taiwan Ltd: Chairman

David Turnbull

David Turnbull

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David Turnbull

David Turnbull

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 35

Tel: +44 7788 107984

djt@stjadvisors.com

Turnbull Ker LLP: Managing Partner

MW Turnbull LLP: Managing Partner and portfolio manager

Prodigy Capital LLP: Founding Partner

Antfactory Japan ( Ant Capital Partners): Founder and CEO

Antfactory: Founder and COO

Salomon Brothers: Head of Equities , Europe

John-Paul Warszewski

John-Paul Warszewski

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John-Paul Warszewski

John-Paul Warszewski

Senior Advisor

Years of experience: 30

Tel: +44 7802 925 851

jpw@stjadvsors.com

Nomura: Managing Director, Head of Central & Eastern Europe, CIS & Turkey, Investment Banking

Hambros Bank: Director, Central & Eastern Europe, Corporate Finance

James Capel: Executive, Corporate Finance

Arthur Andersen: Senior Consultant, International Tax

Advisory Panel +

Percy Marchant

Percy Marchant

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Percy Marchant

Advisory Panelist

Years of experience: 26

Tel: +44 20 7659 1125

pfm@stjadvisors.com

Bhramavira Capital Partners: Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager

Nomura: Co-head of Asset Investment Division

Robert Reoch

Robert Reoch

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Robert Reoch

Robert Reoch

Advisory Panelist

Years of experience: 26

Tel: +44 7767 838 383

rdr@stjadvisors.com

New College Capital: Portfolio Manager

Bank of America: Global Head of Structured Credit Products

Nomura: Global Head Credit Derivatives

JP Morgan: Founder, European Credit Derivatives Desk

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