Managing Director of Investment Banking and
Head of Americas Transportation & Infrastructure
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Securities
Loli Wu is a Managing Director of Investment Banking and Head of Americas Transportation & Infrastructure. He is responsible for the firm's investment banking business in the airline, railroad, shipping, trucking & logistics, and transportation infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Wu joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in October of 2009. Prior to joining BAML, he spent over 12 years at Citigroup, where he was Head of Surface Transportation investment banking. Mr. Wu spent three years as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney, focused on merger and acquisition and privatization advisory for the transportation industry, before joining Salomon Brothers in 1997.
Mr. Wu's transactions span all sectors of the transportation field.
Selected advisory deals include: the sale by CMA-CGM of Global Ship Lease to Marathon Acquisition; the sale of Quintana Maritime to Excel Maritime Carriers; the sale of Dakota, Minnesota Eastern Railroad to CP Rail; the recap and sale of 49% of global port operator Carrix Inc. to Goldman Sachs; the acquisitions of RailAmerica and Florida East Coast Industries by Fortress Investment Group; CSX Corp.'s sale of CSX World Terminals; Questor's sale of Geologistics to PWC; Malaysian International Shipping's acquisition of American Eagle Tankers; TNT Post Group's acquisition of CTI Logistx; UPS's acquisition of Fritz Cos.; Canadian National's acquisition of Wisconsin Central.
Selected lead-managed IPOs and capital raisings include: Railamerica's IPO and Senior Secured Notes; Genesee & Wyoming Railroad's follow-on; Teekay Tankers' IPO; OSG America's IPO; Teekay Offshore's IPO; Seaspan Corp.'s IPO; Danaos Corp.'s IPO; Teekay LNG's IPO; Quintana Maritime's IPO; Eagle Bulk Shipping's IPO; US Shipping's IPO; and the privatization of Canadian National Railway.
Loli received his B.A. in East Asian Studies/Political Science from Yale University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Wu lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.