Director, Head of EM Corporate Research, Commerzbank AG
SPEAKER IN 2017 / GLOBAL EXPANSION STRATEGIES
Apostolos Bantis is a credit strategist currently heading Commerzbank’s Emerging Markets Credit Research team, based in Dubai. He is covering a diverse portfolio of sovereign and corporate credits across various industry sectors with a focus in CEEMEA region. Prior to joining Commerzbank he was an analyst with FitchRatings in London where he was responsible for a portfolio of oil & gas related corporates in Emerging Europe and the Middle East. His previous banking experience includes corporate finance analytical roles with Societe Generale and Commerzbank in New York. Apostolos holds an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business in New York and is a classical trained concert pianist. He is a fluent speaker in English, French and Greek languages and has a basic knowledge of Arabic. Mr. Bantis is a frequent guest speaker in various financial TV shows and a commentator on several financial press publications.
2001-2005 Analyst, Corporate Finance at Societe General, New York, NY
2005-2008 VP, Leveraged Finance at Commerzbank AG, New York, NY
2008-2011 Senior Associate, Credit Research at FitchRatings, London, UK
2011-Present Director, Head of EM Credit Research at Commerzbank AG, Dubai UAE