- REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic
Jefferies just poached five top technology-investment bankers from Credit Suisse.
All five were previously managing directors at Credit Suisse.
The new hires include:
Cully Davis joins Jefferies as a managing director, the head of West Coast technology investment banking, and the vice chairman of equity-capital markets. Davis was previously cohead of the Americas equity-capital markets’ origination group at Credit Suisse. Bill Brady is joining as vice chairman of Jefferies and chairman of technology-investment banking. Brady was previously chairman of the global technology-investment banking group at Credit Suisse. Steve West joins as a managing director and global head of software-investment banking. West was previously cohead of software-investment banking at Credit Suisse. Cameron Lester joins as a managing director, the global head of internet-investment banking, and a global cohead of technology-investment banking. Lester was previously head of global internet-investment banking at Credit Suisse. John Metz is joining Jefferies as a managing director and global head of enterprise-investment banking. Metz was previously head of global enterprise-technology banking at Credit Suisse.
Yahoo Finance’s Julia La Roche first reported the hires.