Hubert Vannier is a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, responsible for M&A for Financial Institutions in Europe, Middle East & Africa. He has worked in the M&A department of Bankers Trust and then Deutsche Bank since 1990, executing a wide range of transactions, including public transactions in Australia, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Clients he has worked for in the financial services sector include AXA, Aviva, Bancaja, Banco Sabadell, BBVA, BCP, Banco Espirito Santo, BZ WBK, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Caisses d'Epargne, Citibank, Crédit Agricole, Eurobank, Groupama, ING, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, MunichRe, National Bank of Greece, Piraeus Bank, Reuters/Instinet, Sberbank, Unipol, Winterthur, Yapi Kredi and Zurich Insurance Group. He has advised financial institutions which received state aid in Greece, Ireland, The Netherlands, and Portugal. He advised the Greek Government in 2010 in the review of the banking sector and in 2012 in designing the banking recapitalisation framework. He worked on the National Bank of Greece rights issue in 2010, and the Alpha and Eurobank liability management transactions in 2012. In 2013, he has advised Eurobank in relation to NBG's tender offer, its E5.8bn recapitalisation plan and the acquisitions of Hellenic Postbank and Proton Bank, and Piraeus in relation to the acquisitions of the Greek operations of Cypriot banks and Millennium Bank and to its E8.4bn recapitalisation. Also this year, Deutsche Bank acted as joint bookrunner for BCP on the €494 million sale of its Piraeus securities in and has been appointed joint global coordinator by Eurobank on its proposed capital increase.
Hubert holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business, an MA in International Studies with a concentration on Brazil from Lauder Institute and an engineering degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris.