UBS Hires Lehman Media Banker

Janine McGrath Shelffo has agreed to join UBS as a managing director in its tech, media and telecom I-banking group. She previously was with Lehman Brothers, as a managing director and senior coverage banker for the media sector. 



UBS Investment Bank today announced that Janine McGrath Shelffo will join its Investment Banking Department (IBD) as a Managing Director in its Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Banking group.  She will be based in New York and report to Jeffrey Sine, Vice-Chairman of IBD and Global Head of TMT Banking. Shelffo will join the firm from Lehman Brothers, where she served as a Managing Director and senior coverage banker for the media sector.


Prior to joining Lehman Brothers in 2004, Shelffo worked for nine years in the media and communications investment banking practice at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston following its acquisition of DLJ.


“Janine has an outstanding track record of developing long-term client relationships and advising those clients through market cycles, expertise that is key to our client coverage efforts in current markets,” said Sine.  “UBS has a strong and growing TMT client base, and we look forward to adding her considerable experience to our group.”


Shelffo holds a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.



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