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John Spencer

Head of Institutional Equities

John Spencer joined Jarden Australia as a foundation leader after 22 years in markets across equity research, sales, equity capital markets and investment banking. He was most recently a Managing Director at UBS Australia heading ECM syndicate for ANZ where he syndicated more than 150 transactions representing $55bn over the last 5 years. 

John previously headed UBS’s equity sales desk in Sydney, was a top-rated salesperson and was part of the team that established UBS’s market-leading institutional block trading desk in 2016. John started his career in equity research at CSFB where he worked in a valuation group before roles at ABN Amro and Merrill Lynch as a sector analyst across Real Estate and Developers & Contractors.  

John holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University (Accounting & Finance) and a Master of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Sydney.