Jeff Zajkowski is an industry generalist having worked with industrial companies (GM $23bn IPO, $1bn Tech Resources Block Trade), financial institutions (Numerous banks, insurance companies and GSE’s during the financial crisis), energy companies ($2bn Anadarko Petroleum Block Trade), Healthcare (Royalty Pharma $2bn IPO), and TMT ($20bn T-Mobile dual tranche offering, $1bn Line Corp IPO.).
Most recently, Jeff served as Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets for the America’s for J.P. Morgan. The ECM business he managed consisted of a group of 100 bankers in the US and Brazil and generated approximately $2B in annual revenue. Over Jeff ‘s 22-year career with JP Morgan he advised issuer clients on equity financing alternatives in the public, private, and derivative capital markets, including IPOs, Follow-On financings, Block Trades, Convertible debt, SPACs, Acquisition Financings, and equity private placements.
Jeff also chaired J.P. Morgan’s Equity Commitments Committee that reviews and approves the firm’s participation in all equity underwriting transactions. In prior roles, he headed ECM for Asia pacific while based in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Jeff spent the first twelve years of his career at Goldman Sachs working in both Interest Rate Derivatives as well as Equity Capital Markets. Jeff served as Managing Director and oversaw Goldman Sach’s Equity Capital Markets, Equity-linked Desk. In this role he developed derivative solutions for large cap technology clients, including hedging crossholdings and share repurchase strategies. Jeff also led Goldman Sach’s Interest Rate Derivative Marketing where he advised investment grade corporate debt issuers on interest rate and currency risk management strategies including interest rate swaps, UST hedging, and currency swaps
Earlier in his career, Jeff served as Managing Director at Merrill Lynch, where he originated and executed equity linked financing and equity derivative solutions for corporate clients
Jeff has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from The Wharton School.