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Dominic Lester


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European Head of Investment Banking and Joint Global Head of Technology Investment Banking


Dominic Lester


Dominic Lester is managing director at Jefferies LLC, as well as European joint head of investment banking; European head of technology, media and telecommunications investment banking; and joint global head of technology. He has more than 23 years' experience in investment banking, primarily in telecom and technology. Before joining Jefferies, Lester worked for 20 years at UBS, most recently as EMEA head of technology investment banking. Earlier, he worked at Dillon Read and served as primary advisor to Sprint for almost 10 years on transactions worth over $190 billion.

Dominic Lester’s Newsfeed

15 Jan 2018
MOVES-HSBC's Ramesh switches to Jefferies

“We are pleased that Bala Ramesh is joining up with Nick Rodolakis to lead our Leveraged finance business in Europe,” said Dominic Lester, European head of investment banking at Jefferies.

18 Sep 2017
Jefferies Expands to the Netherlands.

New York-based bank Jefferies opened a new European investment banking office in Amsterdam. The new office will serve clients in the Benelux region from the Amsterdam World Trade Centre. Kasper von Griensven, Head of Benelux Investment Banking, will lead the Amsterdam office. “In recent years, we have seen increasing activity from clients in the Benelux region and our Amsterdam office strongly positions us to serve those clients’ investment banking needs,” said Dominic Lester, European Head of Investment Banking for Jefferies.

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Dominic Lester’s Background

European Head of Investment Banking and Joint Global Head of Technology Investment Banking
Sep 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.
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.

Dominic Lester’s Education

Bachelor's Degree in Economics & History