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Dominic Lester

European Head of Investment Banking, European Head of TMT Investment Banking & Joint Global Head of Technology


London, UK

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Dominic Lester’s Biography

Dominic Lester is European Head of Investment Banking, European Head of TMT Investment Banking and Joint Global Head of Technology at Jefferies LLC.

Dominic has more than 26 years experience of advising companies on transactions worth over $250 billion in the technology, internet, media and telecommunications industries. Prior to working at Jefferies, Dominic was at UBS for 20 years where his most recent role was EMEA Head of Technology, Investment Banking.

Before his time at UBS Dominic worked at Dillon Read, which was acquired by UBS and served as primary advisor to Sprint for almost 10 years on transactions worth over $190 billion.

Dominic was a speaker at the 2017 Milken Institute London Summit. The institute is an independent think tank that aims to increase global prosperity by finding solutions related to funding, job creation and health.

A graduate of Brown University, Dominic holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and History.

Dominic Lester’s Newsfeed

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Jefferies to Sponsor the Varsity Matches

European Head of Investment Banking at Jefferies, Dominic Lester, said Jefferies were proud to be supporting an organisation with shared core values.

Dealmakers drown in deals in second-quarter M&A frenzy

“SPACs are a massive accelerator of deals, but the types of SPACs that will succeed going forward are more institutional in nature. Investors are no longer buying into these vehicles indiscriminately unless they have a solid story and management team,” said Dominic Lester, European head of investment banking at Jefferies.

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Dominic Lester’s Background

European Head of Investment Banking, European Head of TMT Investment Banking & Joint Global Head of Technology
Aug 2010 - Present
London, UK
Jefferies is a global investment firm providing clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, and foreign exchange markets, as well as a full range of investment banking services.
UBS Investment Bank
Investment Banker
Aug 1991 - May 2010
London, UK
UBS has its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland and provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS is present in all major financial centres worldwide.

Other Business Interests

Milken Institute London Summit 2017
London, UK
Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health.

Dominic Lester’s Education

Brown University
Bachelor's Degree in Economics & History