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September 26, 2018

Marcus W. Mosen, former CEO of Concardis, joins the Executive Advisory Board of Raymond James Corporate Finance

Munich, 26 September 2018 – Raymond James Corporate Finance is expanding its European Executive Advisory Board with the addition of Marcus W. Mosen, former Chief Executive Officer of Concardis, a leading German payments company. Mosen, who has more than 20 years’ professional experience in the payments and telecoms industry, is an angel investor and board member in FinTech companies such as Allpago, N26 and Orderbird. He will significantly deepen the FinTech and Payments expertise on the Raymond James global investment banking team.

The addition of Mosen demonstrates Raymond James’ strategy to build out its European FinTech practice. Since 2010, the firm has successfully completed more than 140 FinTech deals globally. The Raymond James M&A team in Europe, established just over two years ago, continues to leverage the track record and expertise in North America across Europe and Asia.

Melville D. Mummert, Head of European Investment Banking at Raymond James, commented: "Adding Marcus to the team will help us further extend the established, industry-leading payments and FinTech franchise we have in North America and Europe. Marcus has worked more than two decades in the global payments industry and will add significant value through his knowledge and relationships in the industry as we focus on building our payments and FinTech franchise in Europe. We are delighted to have an additional high caliber executive such as Marcus Mosen join our Executive Advisory Board.”

Mosen adds: “The payments and FinTech space is going through major changes driven by the need to scale, internationalize, and digitalize. In this space, M&A is often a necessary instrument to grow a company speedily and to create shareholder value. I’m excited to join forces with Raymond James who have a strong track record in financial technology and payments and as they extend this successful practice into the European market.”

Mosen has an Honors Degree in Business of Economics from the University of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and an MBA from the University of Birmingham Business School, Birmingham, UK. He also attended the AMP program at SAID Business School and the PMD program at Harvard Business School. Before he joined Concardis in 2013, he held senior leadership roles at leading payments companies such as Ingenico and First Data. 

About Raymond James Corporate Finance

Raymond James Corporate Finance advises privately held mid-market companies, corporations and private equity companies on cross-border transactions. The advisory offering includes mergers and acquisitions, financings, restructurings and secondaries. They exclusively represent the interests of their clients in all phases of the transaction process from defining strategic goals and negotiating financial terms and conditions through closing. The firm has dedicated teams in the following sectors: Technology & Services, Industrials, Health Care and Consumer & Retail.

Raymond James Corporate Finance was established in June 2016 following the acquisition of Mummert & Company Corporate Finance GmbH by Raymond James Financial, Inc. The Munich- and Frankfurt-based advisory teams are part of the global Investment Banking business. With more than 360 M&A advisors, Raymond James Investment Banking is one of the market leaders in the USA and has received awards such as Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and USA Middle Market M&A Investment Bank of the Year by the Global M&A Network. For more information, please visit www.raymondjames-corporatefinance.eu.  

About Raymond James Investment Banking

Raymond James Investment Banking offers highly regarded capital formation and financial advisory services. Since 2013, we have participated in raising $300 billion in capital for our corporate clients and completed more than 710 advisory assignments, including more than 605 M&A buy-side or sell-side advisory assignments. Raymond James also was recently named “Investment Banking Firm of the Year” by The M&A Advisor in 2016. Put the expertise, quality and experience of Raymond James to work for you. For more information, please visit www.raymondjames.com.