Oppenheimer Holdings’ Managing Director Max Lami, recently announced the latest executive appointment of Ramon De Paz as a Managing Director in the Global Technology, Media and Communications Investment Banking Group; as part of the Company’s further expansion in Europe. Ramon De Paz joins Oppenheimer’s London office and will report to Max Lami, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for EMEA.
Mr De Paz who has built his career in Investment Banking over the past 20 years will be responsible for the internet and digital media function of the business, covering both the United Kingdom and Europe. In this role, Mr De Paz will help further grow the Global Technology and Communications Investment Banking franchise.
In addition to his 20-year experience in the financial sector, Mr De Paz holds a masters degree in Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic university in Barcelona, and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD. His career in investment banking started at Morgan Stanley, and over the years he has held several executive roles including Managing Partner at Alantra; where he was responsible for Technology Banking in Europe.
Also, during his career Mr De Paz has represented both private and public companies including private equity funds; and has advised on over £15 billion worth of closed transactions. Mr De Paz also has a solid track record in marketing technology, travel technology and online travel, ecommerce and digital transformation, as well as IoT and next-gen communications technology.
This new appointment forms part of the company’s continued European expansion strategy which follows the announcement of Patrick Silfverling as Head of Nordics and Benelux in December 2017. The Head Global Distribution at OppenheimerFunds, John McDonough, stated that the Company is in building its European client base remotely for a number of years and the new appointments “further demonstrates our commitment to extend the reach of our global investment solutions”.
Similarly, commenting on the recent appointment of Ramon De Paz, Max Lami, Chief Executive and Head of Investment Banking said, “Oppenheimer is committed to the continued expansion of its Investment Banking capabilities in EMEA and to servicing the needs of its clients by providing coverage across different geographies on an integrated basis. We are thrilled to be able to strengthen our Global Technology Media and Communications Investment Banking franchise with the appointment of Ramon.“