HSBC Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets has appointed Jim Rossman to the position of Head of Equity Capital Markets for the Americas.
Based in New York, he will report to Daniel Palmer, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets and Anthony J. Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. Rossman has joined from Lazard where he was a Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets, New York. He was a Senior Advisor in all sectors for capital markets issues with a particular focus on Life Sciences companies. Prior to joining Lazard in 2003, Rossman was a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers and Head of the Equity Restructuring Group.
“Success in providing top quality equity and equity-linked capital markets solutions to our corporate and institutional clients is a critical part of our plans for the development of our global investment banking business,” said Daniel Palmer, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets. “We already have a strong and growing equity capital markets capability in Asia and Europe, and Jim’s appointment will accelerate the build out of our platform in the Americas.”