New York, NY, January 26, 2023 – SEDA Experts LLC, a leading expert witness firm providing world-class financial expert witness services, announced today that Craig Coben joined the firm as Managing Director and Expert Witness.
“We are eager to have Craig on board and join the high caliber of skill and integrity that we hold at SEDA Experts,” said Peter Selman, Chairman and Managing Partner of SEDA Experts. “Craig’s over 25 years of experience in the global capital markets will be an invaluable asset to our firm and our clients.”
Craig Coben served in various roles, including Vice Chairman of Global Capital Markets and global head of equity capital markets at Bank of America. He is an investment banking world-class expert with deep expertise in a full range of equity products, including IPOs, SPACs, block trades, accelerated bookbuilds, secondary offerings, rights issues, equity-linked offerings (convertible and exchangeable bonds), margin loans and corporate equity derivatives.
From 2005-2022 he worked as a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch and then Bank of America, holding several senior positions including Global Head of Equity Capital Markets, Head of EMEA Equity Capital Markets, and Co-Head Asia-Pacific Global Capital Markets. Prior to that, he worked for eight years at Deutsche Bank, rising to the level of Managing Director in its Equity Capital Markets division. He was previously a securities lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell and a law clerk to Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
Craig is a recognized and sought-after commentator on the financial industry, with numerous recent columns published in the Financial Times and guest appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Craig has also previously served as Chairman of the Equity Capital Markets Division of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). He holds a BA from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School and speaks fluent Spanish, French and Italian.
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SEDA is a leading expert witness firm specializing in financial services. We support international law firms by offering the highest level of expertise across the financial industry and providing access to the most influential financial services industry leaders. We provide superior independent advice, data analytics, valuation, and elite expert reports and testimony services to law firms, regulators, and leading financial institutions.