Matthew Cestar

Managing Director, Co-Head of EMEA Investment Banking & Capital Market, Credit Suisse

Mathew J. Cestar is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Co-Head of the EMEA Investment Banking and Capital Markets division, based in London. He has responsibility for Mergers & Acquisitions and the Debt, Equity Capital Markets Solutions Groups and the EMEA sector and country coverage teams. Mathew chairs the Global Credit Products Capital Commitment Committee in London and coordinates the bank's underwriting activities in Global Markets.

Before assuming his current role, Mr. Cestar was Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets as well as being Co-Head of Global Credit Products in EMEA, which involved leading the Leveraged Finance and Investment Grade Capital Markets in EMEA. Prior to this, he was Co-Head of the Leveraged Finance and Sponsors Group within the Investment Banking Department. Mathew began his career in Mergers & Acquisitions at James D. Wolfensohn, Inc in New York.

Mr. Cestar received his B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University with Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude Honours.