Barclays announces the appointment in London of Carlo Calabria as a Chairman, M&A EMEA within its Investment Bank
LONDON, 09-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Carlo Calabria joins Barclays from CMC Capital where he was a Founding Partner having established this business in 2012. In addition, eight other professionals from his team at CMC Capital, based in both London and Milan, will also be joining Barclays to work within the firm’s EMEA Banking team, including his partners Enrico Chiapparoli who will be joining the Industrials team to lead the coverage effort for the Automotive sector, and Stefano Soldi who will be joining the Power & Utilities team.
Carlo will work closely with Pier Luigi Colizzi, Head of M&A EMEA at Barclays, to further accelerate the strong momentum of the M&A team, focusing on the firm’s client relationships and leveraging Barclays’ strong position in both M&A and financing.
Commenting on the appointment, Crispin Osborne, Co-Head of Banking EMEA at Barclays said: “We are delighted that Carlo has joined Barclays, his senior client experience and proven track record will further help to drive the momentum of our EMEA Banking business. These appointments show the strength of our platform and our commitment to better help our clients achieve their goals.”
Previously Mr Calabria was Vice Chairman of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking Division, having also held other senior responsibilities including Chairman M&A, Head of International M&A and Financial Sponsors and Head of European M&A.
Enrico Chiapparoli was previously at CMC Capital and Bank of America Merrill Lynch with over 20 years of experience in investment banking in European Industrials, most recently as Chairman of EMEA Automotive and Head of Investment Banking Italy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, prior to joining CMC Capital.
Stefano Soldi was previously at CMC Capital and Bank of America Merrill Lynch with over 15 years of experience in investment banking in the European Energy & Power industries.
Mr Calabria founded CMC Capital in 2012 to provide advice to European corporates on mergers, acquisitions; optimising capital structure; capital raising and bank debt restructuring.
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