Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Jens Munk as managing director in its technology, media and telecom (TMT) platform and Alina Gheorghe to head of software Europe. Both Munk and Gheorghe will report to Ben Bailey, Head of TMT Europe, Macquarie Capital and Rainer Langel, Head of EMEA, Macquarie Capital.
Munk joins from Deutsche Handelsbank AG where he was co-CEO. He was previously head of technology investment banking at Oppenheimer, covering various transactions and fund-raising mandates across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
Gheorghe joins from Arma Partners where she was director of fintech M&A. She was also previously part of William Blair & Company where she led the execution of transactions and projects across fintech, software and IT services.
Bailey said: “We are very pleased to welcome Jens and Alina, who both bring invaluable experience that will help us continue to strengthen our capabilities and deliver results for our clients across Europe and globally. Our European TMT business has strong momentum and the two new hires reflect our continued investment in and expansion of our TMT offering in the market.”
Rainer Langel, Head of EMEA, Macquarie Capital said: “The last two years have seen rapid growth of the technology sector in Europe, Jens and Alina will help us to respond the corresponding need for advisory services and capital provision in the sector. They will also support the continuing expansion of Macquarie Capital’s business, which now has a footprint in all major financial centres across Europe.”