GMT Communications Partners has appointed Jonathan Gillbanks as vice president of the investment team in London. GMT initially recruited Gillbanks in 2001 in an advisory role at PEPcom GmbH, GMT’s German cable TV investment.
Prior to PEPcom Gillbanks was a senior vice president in Lehman Brothers’ M&A group in New York, and in London, from 1998 to 2001, responsible for media and cable TV M&A including financing assignments for NTL, the BBC, Kirch Media and RAI among others. Before this, Gillbanks worked for SBC Warburg in New York from 1995 to 1998 and Ernst & Young, from 1987 to 1994 in London and Moscow.
Gillbanks speaks five European languages and is a qualified chartered accountant.