Deasy to Join Credit Suisse as Head of M&A for EMEA in October

Cathal Deasy will be joining Credit Suisse Group AG in October as head of mergers and acquisitions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Deasy will be based in Credit Suisse’s London office, according to an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg and confirmed by a spokeswoman for the Swiss bank. Deasy is coming from Deutsche Bank AG, where he was head of natural resources M&A, the memo shows. He started at Deutsche Bank in 2007.

The deals Deasy has worked on this year include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s $2.5 billion acquisition of a 40 percent stake in Glencore Plc’s agriculture business and China Molybdenum Co.’s $1.5 billion purchase of Anglo American Plc’s phosphate and niobium mines.

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