Roderick A. Manalo
Chief Executive Officer
Rod is a specialist in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and risk arbitrage with over 16 years’ experience in financial services in Europe, the United States and Asia. Prior to founding Manalo LLP, Rod was a Managing Director and led the European and Asian Event Driven Strategy effort at Jefferies International Limited. He previously worked as a senior merger arbitrage and special situations strategist at Deutsche Bank AG in London.
Before moving to London, Rod was a desk analyst on Citigroup Global Markets’ US Risk Arbitrage team and also worked in Equity Capital Markets at Citigroup in New York. He began his career in corporate finance and M&A investment banking at Bank of America in Chicago.
Through covering hundreds of M&A transactions and special situations globally, Rod has particular expertise in cross-border and hostile M&A, takeover codes by region, financial valuation analysis, antitrust laws and identifying where and why negotiations or definitive deals can fail. He employs a grounded and rigorous analytical approach to every deal under coverage.
Rod was born and raised in Toronto and holds a B.A. (Honours) in Applied Economics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.
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