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Head of Investment Banking

Rob Schipper

Rob is Managing Director and head of Fifth Third’s Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). He has over 25 years of experience advising public and private companies on mergers & acquisitions, capital raises and strategic alternatives transactions across industries including business services, consumer, technology, diversified industrial, among others. Under Rob’s leadership, the Investment Banking group has grown to be a leading middle market M&A advisor with approximately 100 bankers across the U.S. covering seven strategic industry sectors. Prior to joining FTS in 2009, Rob’s previous experience includes J.P. Morgan’s investment bank, Jefferies Group, Robinson Humphrey and Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co. Rob earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Commerce School at the University of Virginia.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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