NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahlman Rose & Co., a leading investment bank specializing in transportation, energy, and other commodities-focused industries in the global supply chain, announced today the appointment of Rome Arnold as Managing Director and Head of Energy Investment Banking, effective immediately. Mr. Arnold has more than 26 years of experience as an investment banker serving the energy industry.
"In 2011, we have continued to grow our team of experienced investment banking professionals committed to idea-driven, value-added client services and are pleased to appoint a professional of Rome Arnold's caliber as Head of Energy Investment Banking," said Simon Rose, Chief Executive Officer and President of Dahlman Rose. "Rome Arnold's established track record and relationships significantly enhances our commitment to the energy sector and puts the firm in a strong position to capitalize on the positive fundamentals within that sector."
Mr. Arnold, 55, has extensive experience as a lead advisor to energy industry companies in equity and debt offerings as well as corporate mergers and acquisitions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Arnold has led transactions that raised an aggregate of more than $7.5 billion for public and private energy companies. Prior to joining Dahlman Rose, Mr. Arnold served on the strategic advisory board and as a consultant to Energy Ventures, an independent venture capital firm. From 2006 to 2009, he held various positions at Banc of America Securities, including Global Head of Energy. Mr. Arnold was also Head of Oil and Gas, North America at Credit Suisse, where he worked from 1993 to 2006. Mr. Arnold began his career at Goldman Sachs in 1983, and was a member of the Energy Group at Goldman from 1985 through 1993.
"Dahlman Rose is one of the top investment banks on Wall Street serving the energy industry," said Mr. Arnold. "The firm's commitment and ability to serve the energy industry is clearly demonstrated by recent transactions and top-quality research. I look forward to bringing the firm's resources and intellectual capital to investment banking clients while we simultaneously further expand the team."
Mr. Arnold received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA from Yale College.
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