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Calyon's Investment Banking Division strengthens its capabilities with the recent arrivals of Bernard Vignoles and of Christopher Kelly.
Bernard Vignoles joins Calyon as Managing Director - Investment Banking, as Head of Legal and Financial Engineering.
Born in 1956, Bernard Vignoles has a degree in Mathematics. As Head of the Capital Markets and M&A Structuring and Documentation team at Société Générale, he was also in charge of new products development. He participated in many IPOs, secondary offerings, and mergers and acquisitions involving listed companies. Previously, he worked for 10 years at the Commission des Operations de Bourse and 10 years at the Ministry of Finance.
Christopher Kelly joins Calyon as Managing Director - Investment Banking. In order to develop the international activities of the division, Christopher Kelly will head the Investment Banking teams based outside of France and will be involved, with the Equity Capital Markets Team and the M&A sector groups, in the origination and execution of cross-border transactions and domestic transactions in the targeted countries.
Born in 1960, Christophe Kelly is graduate of Harvard Law School. He began his career as an attorney at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton worked in Paris, London and New York for 7 years. Then he joined Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director - Investment Banking for 10 years. He spent one year as an advisor to the Head of the Commission des Operations de Bourse before heading a private equity investment fund.