ABN AMRO announces the appointment of Jonathan Greenwood as Global Head of Financial Institutions & Real Estate, in the bank's Large Corporates & Merchant Banking (LC&MB) division.
He joins from RBS, where he was Global Head of Insurance and Head of Financial Institutions Netherlands. He has also previously held senior management positions in capital markets and investment banking with ABN AMRO, Goldman Sachs and Swiss Bank Corporation. His previous career at ABN AMRO between 1994-2007 culminated in his position as Global Head of Insurance & Pension Funds.
Mr Greenwood has extensive experience advising Europe's leading banks and insurance companies, as they seek to adapt to changed market circumstances and new regulatory regimes. This includes arranging IPOs, raising capital buffers, disposal of non-core businesses, and supporting consolidation of closed book life insurance in the UK and Continental Europe.
He succeeds Rutger Schellens, who was recently appointed Global Head of Markets at ABN AMRO.
Rutger van Nouhuijs, Head of LC&MB at ABN AMRO, said: "Jonathan has many years of experience advising Europe’s leading financial institutions and is strongly qualified to lead the international development of our financial institutions client coverage."
ABN AMRO is a leading provider of advisory and capital markets services to financial institutions and real estate companies. The bank was recently awarded 'Best Real Estate Bank in the Netherlands' by Euromoney and 'Best Trade Finance Bank in the Netherlands' by Global Finance. It was named 'Best Financial Advisor in the Benelux' in the Financial Times/ Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2013 and is currently ranked #1 for Dutch IPOs (source: Dealogic) and #2 for Dutch RMBS issuance (source: Concept ABS - excludes retained transactions).