Richard Golden 

DCS Affiliate

Richard is a senior financial advisory and former investment and corporate banking executive and board member who possesses more than 35 years of experience in the mergers & acquisition.  Throughout his career, he has originated and executed a multitude of corporate finance transactions for clients ranging from multi-nationals, sovereigns, large state owned enterprises, to mid-caps and private equity investors in both eastern and western Europe, US and Japan, building and recruiting the requisite teams to support this business; as Board Member, oversaw the finances of the leading International School in Vienna (Vienna International School or “VIS”) with Euro 30m in revenues and 1,400 students.

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Formerly as an Executive Director at Raiffeisen Bank International AG in Vienna, Austria ("RBI"), Richard built a profitable, cohesive, and sustainable, Industrial Sector coverage business within the M&A team of RBI. The Industrials Team covers the Chemicals, Building Materials, Metals & Mining, Capital Goods, Pulp, Paper and Packaging and Logistics sectors. Since assuming this responsibility in March 2008, have been responsible for mandates from, Borealis, Klöckner & Co, Huhtamaki, FCC, CH Robinson, Veralia, Panasonic, RHI, Metsalito, Stora Enso, VKR Group, the Russian engineering group - EM Alliance, the Polish State Treasury, the Privatization Agency of Kosovo, and numerous mid-caps in CEE, SEE, and CIS.

Prior to RBI, Richard had a long career, where he held senior positions as a M&A banker, corporate banker and corporate finance advisor with Commerzbank (Vienna), PwC (Poland), CAIB (Poland), Banker's Trust (Hungary, UK and Germany), Paine Webber (UK) and Continental Bank (U.S.A. and Germany).  Richard also currently remains on the VIS board of directors.

Richard holds a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University, New York (U.S.A.) and received his Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania (U.S.A.)

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