Principal , ScholzvonGleich
Stefan Scholz is a senior investment banker with a successful track record of over 20 years in banking and extensive experience gained at both Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and JPMorgan in the origination and execution of medium and large-scale investment banking transactions across different industries in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Most recently, Stefan was Head of Investment Banking at Visor Capital from 2006 to 2011, building up the leading local investment banking franchise in Central Asia with activities across Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Mongolia and China. Stefan closed Advisory, M&A, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance transactions in excess of USD12bn at Visor Capital, which was voted “Best Corporate Finance and M&A Team” and “Best Investment Bank in Kazakhstan” by EMEA Finance Magazine in the CEE & CIS Banking Awards 2009 and 2010.
Stefan studied Economics and Business Administration in Germany and the UK and holds a full-time MBA from the Henley Management College. He is an honorary speaker at major international conferences and member of the International Advisory Board to the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the regulation of activities of the Regional Financial Centre of Almaty (RFCA).

Session 6 - Funding mining and development projects in Central Asia