Bethany has over six years of experience in the corporate equity derivative and equity-linked origination market at Deutsche Bank. She was responsible for underwriting and originating equity-linked capital raises (convertible bonds) and structuring and valuing corporate equity derivative transactions, including call spreads, capped calls, collars, and accelerated share repurchase programs.
Bethany’s primary focus was working with corporate and private equity clients hedging transaction risk and optimizing capital structure with special emphasis on tax considerations and security regulations. Notable transactions include Dish Network’s $3bn call spread and convertible notes due 2026, which received IFR’s 2016 Americas Structured Equity Issue Award, and sole structuring agent and counterparty to the $1.5bn funded collar on Waha Capital’s stake in AerCap, which won the M&A Advisor’s 2015 Cross Border Financing Deal of the Year Award.
Prior to Deutsche Bank, Bethany began her career in engineering in the energy sector at allmineral, LLC where she focused on project finance and process design for pre-combustion coal cleaning plants.
Bethany holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Emory University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and daughter and loves to travel.