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UBS Recruits Rothschild’s Grafstein as Co-Head of Americas M&A

August 21, 2012

UBS Hires Rothschild’s Grafstein as Co-Head of Americas M&A

Grafstein advised on transactions exceeding $600 billion in total value during a career that has spanned more than 20 years, Stephen Cummings, UBS’s chairman of investment banking for the Americas, said in the memo. Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland’s biggest bank, hired Laurence Grafstein from Rothschild to be co-head of mergers and acquisitions for the Americas.

Grafstein will work alongside the other co-head, Marc- Anthony Hourihan, Zurich-based UBS said today in an internal memorandum obtained by Bloomberg News.

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