Philippe is a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), and Country Executive Greece.
Philippe has over 13 years of experience in investment banking. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1998 and has since worked across several products, sectors and geographies within investment banking. Since 2007, Philippe has worked within the EMEA Multi-Industries team in London, focusing on Transportation Infrastructure (airports, toll-roads, ports) and Shipping. He previously spent six years in Corporate Finance in London working on a variety of complex financing transactions across the product spectrum. Philippe started his career in New York.
Philippe has completed over 50 transactions to date, totalling approx $130bn in M&A advisory transactions; $95bn in equity financings; $19bn in debt/convertible financings. Recent selected transactions include, £1.6bn refinancing of Peel Ports; OHL's disposal of stake in OHL Brazil to Abertis; AP Moller Maersk's US$2.4bn acquisition of SK Energy's Brazil assets; Golar LNG Partners' US$270m IPO; AP Moller Maersk's $1.6bn add-on equity offering; Cintra's €1.2 billion reverse merger with Grupo Ferrovial; Sacyr's sale of Itinere Infraestructuras for €7.9bn; DP World's $4.3bn Initial Public Offering.
He holds a BSc in International Economics from Georgetown University and is fluent in English, French and Greek.