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ACGM Appoints Alfredo ("Dino") de Angelis as Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Structured Solutions

ACGM Appoints Alfredo ("Dino") de Angelis as Senior Managing Director, Head of 
Global Structured Solutions 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 --  ACGM, INC. ("ACGM")
today announced the appointment of Alfredo ("Dino") de Angelis as
Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Structured Solutions within
the firm's Investment Banking & Advisory Group. 
While many bulge bracket banks have continued to trim their
investment banking groups in recent years, boutique investment
banking firm ACGM continues to grow, having recently received a
number of high profile mandates, making several senior hires in 2012
and 2013 and opening an office in Berlin. Mr. de Angelis's
appointment further strengthens ACGM's formidable team of veteran
investment banking and advisory professionals, reinforcing ACGM's
commitment to meet its clients' expectation that senior professionals
play a major role in all of the firm's investment banking and
advisory mandates. Mr. de Angelis has extensive experience executing
transactions and advisory mandates in ACGM's core focus markets, the
US, LATAM and EMEA, and has built strong relationships across these
regions. Furthermore, Mr. de Angelis adds to the firm his extensive
experience and contacts in the Asia-Pacific region. His hire is a
major success for ACGM which has been building a practice comprised
of internationally-recognized senior bankers and finance
professionals.  
Mr. de Angelis brings to the firm over 20 years of experience in the
global financial markets, structuring and trading corporate and
structured finance products and derivative products referencing
forex, rates, credit, and commodity prices. Over the course of his
career, he has financed, traded, and/or restructured across a broad
spectrum of asset classes, industries, and financing structures and
had held senior positions in quantitative research, trading,
structuring, liability management, FIG product development,
structured finance principal investments, and bankruptcy & distressed
restructuring. Mr. de Angelis has been involved in the structuring of
100+ transactions including award-winning and landmark deals.  
Earlier in his career, Mr. de Angelis spent almost a decade working
for Merrill Lynch where he held various high level positions. As a
Director and head of the firm's Latin American Structured Finance and
Infrastructure Principal Group, he was responsible for structuring
and trading activity across the region, including cash and
derivatives products. Mr. de Angelis's team was responsible for
numerous landmark cross-border transactions such as the Nikkei
Remittance (Banco do Brasil) transaction which was awarded the Deal
of the Last 20 Years by Latin Finance.  
Mr. de Angelis was also a founding member of Merrill Lynch's
Structured Credit Arbitrage group which focused on securitization and
asset repackaging strategies, through its proprietary securities,
derivatives, direct lending, and reinsurance vehicles.  
He started at Merrill Lynch as a VP in the Structured Solutions
Group, a cross-disciplinary team assembled by senior management to
create innovative solutions for Merrill Lynch's strategic clients
around the globe. This group was responsible for numerous
first-of-their-kind transactions from which separate businesses were
built.  
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1999, Mr. de Angelis was a Vice
President at AIG Trading Group where he was a senior member of the
Structured Transactions Group. There he focused on structured finance
and derivative products in commodities and financial future flows and
on debt restructurings in the Global Emerging Markets. While at AIG
Trading Group, he spent 3 years in Hong Kong, including during the
Asian crisis of 1997-8, developing hedging and capital financing
products for distressed companies in the region. Mr. de Angelis
originally joined AIG Trading Group as a quant to assist in
developing a risk arbitrage trading desk. He ultimately became
co-head of the desk which traded commodity, forex, and interest rate
derivatives. Prior to joining AIG Trading Group, he was a portfolio
analyst with Fidelity Investments in the Global Bond Division where
he ran asset allocation, security selection, and currency overlay
strategies for its bond and balanced portfolios. 
Mr. de Angelis has been asked to take part in numerous speaking
engagements including keynote speeches at industry conferences and
addresses to governing bodies in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. 
ACGM's President, Carlos Abadi welcomed Mr. de Angelis, noting his
vast experience in the global financial markets and the respect and
accolades that Mr. de Angelis receives within the industry.  
"I have been fortunate enough to have worked on numerous deals with
Dino throughout my career and I am thrilled that he is now part of
the ACGM team. Dino is highly respected within the industry and I am
delighted that we can offer his valuable and highly sought after
knowledge and expertise to our global client base. Dino will be a
huge asset to both our clients and to the rest of the Investment
Banking & Advisory Group. There is no substitute for his level of
experience, and he joins the firm at a very exciting time as we
embark on several major mandates."  
Mr. de Angelis earned his BA, MS, and PhD (ABD) in engineering from
M.I.T. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 79 and 99 licenses. He is
fluent in English and Italian and has lived and worked in the USA,
Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. While working at ACGM, Mr. de
Angelis will continue to play a major role at Gapstone, LLC, the
financial restructuring advisory practice that he founded in 2008.
Gapstone LLC and ACGM will continue to seek opportunities for
collaboration and joint venturing in the financial restructuring and
advisory business.  
About ACGM
 Founded in 1991, ACGM is a boutique investment banking
firm specializing in global special situations advisory and
investment banking, closely integrated with a fixed income sales and
trading capability. The firm's clients include financial institutions
and corporate issuers across the US, LATAM and EMEA. www.acgm.com 
Contact
ACGM
George Nixon
Director
gnixon@acgm.com
+ 1 212 750 4232