London, 11 June 2013 – Sunrise Brokers LLP announced today the appointment of Felipe de Grado as Managing Director of ECM and Corporate Finance. Felipe has more than 17 years’ experience working in investment banking and capital markets at world-class institutions, including Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. Felipe’s broad experience will extend both our offering and geographical reach.
Felipe said: “I am very excited to join Sunrise. It is a first-class platform with a great opportunity to develop a new business area in a fast-changing industry where those with the unique ability to be flexible and to adapt may turn out to be the new leading firms.”
Gilles Ohana, Head of ECM and Corporate Finance, said: “Sunrise is committed to investing in talented people and we are delighted to have Felipe on board. Felipe’s hire fits with our strategy of developing the ECM and Corporate Finance franchise across Europe, Middle East and Africa, adding very deep and proven client relationships as well as a strong multi-product expertise.”
Sunrise Brokers offers a comprehensive service across equities, commodities, credit, interest rates, foreign exchange and hybrid products.
Leveraging off its broking and distribution platform across asset classes, Sunrise has launched a new and independent Equity Capital Markets and Corporate Finance franchise, exclusively dedicated to our corporate client base.
Located in Europe, US and Asia, Sunrise has been voted as number one in equity derivatives for the sixth consecutive year by Risk magazine - the only third party industry survey which ranks both investment banks and brokers.
Thanks to our extensive market knowledge, innovative culture and strong historical client relationships, we have become the principal interdealer broker in both exotic and vanilla equity derivative instruments. Sunrise continues to build on its strong foundations and solid history, sustaining growth and maintaining its leading position in the market.