First Metro appoints new investment banking head

First Metro Investment Corp., the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, announces the appointment of Daniel Camacho as executive vice president and head of its investment banking group.

Camacho has more than 20 years of investment banking experience. For the last 17 years, he was based in Hong Kong with regional responsibilities. 

First Metro executive vice president and head of investment banking group Daniel Camacho
First Metro executive vice president and head of investment banking group Daniel Camacho
Prior to joining First Metro, he was executive director for Acquisition and Strategic Finance, Asia at Natixis (Hong Kong), a French investment bank with presence in 38 countries worldwide, where he specialized in originating, structuring and executing deals in the field of acquisition, leveraged and structured finance for various industries across Asia.

Before joining Natixis in 2011, Camacho was executive director for leverage and telecom/media finance at WestLB AG (HK). He also worked in debt raising and financial advisory at GE Capital, ABN Amro and Bank of the Philippine Islands.

First Metro chairman Francisco Sebastian said, “We are very happy to welcome Dan Camacho at First Metro. With his long track record in a highly competitive market like Hong Kong and extensive investment banking experience in the region, he is the right person to lead our investment banking team during this period when Philippine capital markets are poised for dramatic growth that is supportive of continuing economic expansion.”

“Mr. Camacho should be able to raise the level of energy, competence and creativity of our investment banking unit and spearhead the realization of our vision for First Metro to be a respected investment bank in the region,” said Sebastian.

Camacho graduated cum laude with dual majors in Management of Financial Institutions and Economics from De La Salle University and obtained his Master’s in Management degree from Northwestern University - Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Topics: First Metro Investment Corp. , Metrobank Group , Daniel Camacho
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