Barclays appoints Davide Sala as Head of Industrials M&A for Europe, Middle East and Africa
Barclays Investment Bank today announces the appointment of Davide Sala as a Managing Director and Head of Industrials M&A for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will lead Barclays M&A client dialogue for European clients in the industrials sector, working closely with Asim Mullick and Richard Probert, Co-Heads of Industrials Investment Banking.
Davide joins Barclays from Credit Suisse where he has spent the last 22 years in both London and New York. The majority of his career has been dedicated to providing M&A and financing advice to clients across the entire industrials sector. Most recently, he was Head of European Diversified Industrials and Aerospace and Head of European Building Materials coverage. Davide has advised on many M&A transactions for clients in the sector including Airbus, CNH Industrial, Fincantieri, GE Aviation, Holcim, Rolls-Royce and Sandvik.
Davide joins Barclays in November and will report to Pier Luigi Colizzi, Head of Investment Banking, Continental Europe, and Co-Head of M&A, EMEA, and Omar Faruqui, Co-Head of M&A, EMEA.
This appointment follows the hire of Anthony Samengo-Turner, as Head of M&A for Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Gauthier Le Milon as Head of M&A in France, Belgium and Luxembourg; as well as Pat Guerin’s appointment as Head of TMT M&A for EMEA.
Reid Marsh, Head of Banking, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, commented: “The Industrials sector is an important focus in building the success of our banking franchise across Europe, and this hire demonstrates our continued investment to further strengthen our European banking capabilities.”
Pier Luigi Colizzi, Head of Investment Banking, Continental Europe, and Co-Head of M&A EMEA commented: “The strength and breadth of Davide’s industrials expertise will serve us well in an incredibly active M&A market with no signs of a slowdown.”