Dieter Hoeppli, Managing Director - Investment Banking, UBS Securities LLC
Dieter Hoeppli is managing director - global head of steel and head of metals and mining in the Americas with UBS Securities.
Hoeppli has been the lead banker in a number of landmark transactions: advisor to Esmark in its $1.25 billion sale to Severstal; advisor to TMK in its $1.7 billion acquisition of IPSCO's U.S. tubular business; advisor to Sims Metal in its $1.6 billion merger with Metal Management; advisor to Stelco in its C$2 billion sale to United States Steel Corporation; advisor to Essar Global in its C$1.7 billion acquisition of Algoma Steel (including arranging of $1.3 billion financing package); advisor to Ryerson in its $2 billion sale to Platinum Equity; advisor to Hindalco Industries in its $6 billion acquisition of Novelis; advisor to Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel in its $1.3 billion merger with Esmark; advisor to Oregon Steel in its $2.3 billion sale to Evraz; advisor to Villaceroin its $1.4 billion sale to Arcelor Mittal; advisor to Arcelor in its $45 billion merger with Mittal, advisor to Arcelor in its $5.4 billion acquisition of Dofasco; advisor to Ahmsa in itsfinancial restructuring; advisor for Mittal Steel in its $4.8 billion acquisition of Kryvorizhstal; lead advisor to ISG in its $4.5 billion merger with Mittal Steel; advisor to Ryerson Tull in its acquisition of Integris; advisor for Republic Engineered Products in its sale to Industrias CH; advisor in the financial restructuring of Stelco; bookrunner on the largest bank financing ($1 billion) and IPO ($530 million) done in the North American steel market for ISG; sole bookrunner in the largest steel high-yield bond ($800 million) issued in North America for Ispat Inland; numerous sole bookrun financing transactions for Massey Energy; bookrunner for a high-yield transaction for Ipsco, as well as bookrunner for a $1 billion equity offering for Newmont Mining.
Hoeppli was also the lead banker for bookrun equity offerings for Kaiser Aluminum, International Coal Group, Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and Oregon Steel.
focus is to provide tailored financing solutions for global metals and mining companies, as well as advise them on strategic growth opportunities.
Hoeppli has been working for UBS for 19 years and holds an honors M.B.A. in finance from Stern School of Business at New York University.