Matthew Koder will join Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) in the summer as head of global corporate and investment banking for Asia-Pacific. Koder will be a member of the global corporate and investment banking operating committee.
Koder has nearly 20 years of experience working in investment banking and capital markets. Most recently, he has worked with UBS for eight years as head of global capital markets based in both London and Hong Kong. Prior to joining UBS, Koder spent almost 10 years at Goldman Sachs where he held leadership positions in capital markets and investment banking in Sydney, Hong Kong and New York. Throughout his career he has been instrumental in numerous global capital markets, privatisation and advisory transactions.
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