Commerzbank expands lev fin

Commerzbank Securities has appointed Thorsten Gladiator as transaction team leader of its Frankfurt-based capital structuring group (CSG). Susana Gomes joins the bank as an associate in London.

Gladiator was previously with UBS in Frankfurt for three years where he was a director in the leverage finance and sponsor coverage group, working on some major LBO transactions in Germany. Prior to this, he was at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Gomes has spent over three years’ in the leverage finance group at CSFB, where she worked on several large European LBO transactions in various industries.

In addition, Christian Heller, Miriam Seidler and Silke Büch have recently joined as analysts within the Commerzbank Securities’ capital structuring team. They will be based in Frankfurt.