Barclays appoints Christopher Ludwig as a Managing Director in Shareholder Advisory

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Barclays announces the appointment of Christopher Ludwig as a Managing Director in Shareholder Advisory. Mr. Ludwig will be based in New York and report to Jim Rossman, Global Head of Shareholder Advisory at Barclays.

Mr. Ludwig joins Barclays from Credit Suisse, where he was Global Head of Strategic Shareholder Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions. In this role he chaired the global shareholder activism and defense practice, advising public issuers on interactions with activist investors, takeover defense and corporate governance. He also headed the Business Services and Chemicals M&A practices, and was a member of the Investment Banking Advisory Committee. Within his deal execution experience, he has been involved in a broad spectrum of transactions with a total volume of over $300bn.

Barclays operates a leading Shareholder Advisory business headed by M&A banking veteran Jim Rossman, who joined Barclays in December 2022. A pioneer in the activism defense space for over a decade, Mr. Rossman has advised leading companies worldwide on how to prepare for and defend against shareholder activists. Mr. Rossman said in relation to the appointment of Mr. Ludwig: “Christopher brings to Barclays over 20 years of legal and M&A experience, a broad set of relationships with global companies and board directors, and deep expertise in activism and raid defense and corporate preparedness. We are delighted to welcome Christopher to Barclays, and his addition to the Shareholder Advisory team will help us to even better serve our clients, and will further accelerate our growth in activism defense and M&A.”

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