Peter is an investment banking specialist based in Vietnam and Managing Director of ABB Merchant Banking JSC. He has been in the Vietnamese market for over five years and has a strong network in the country having raised capital for a number of local companies. He has fourteen years of experience in emerging markets corporate finance, M&A and private equity. Before coming to Vietnam he was a Partner at Novator Partners, a $3bn principal investment firm managing the personal wealth of a Icelandic family. He has also worked as a Vice President in the investment banking team of Deutsche Bank where he focused on M&A for financial institutions. Peter started his career in the emerging markets team at Capital Group, the Los Angeles-based fund manager which pioneered private equity in emerging markets. Peter was educated at the University of Copenhagen and at the University of Geneva.