Philipp Lotter is Global Managing Director for the Corporate Finance Group based in London. Previously he held the role of Co-Head of the EMEA Corporate Finance Group overseeing Investment Grade and Leveraged Finance across Europe, Middle East and Africa with focus on markets in the UK, Germany and the Nordics, as well as the broader Emerging Market franchise.
Philipp has spent many years of his career abroad with strong Emerging and Developing Markets coverage experience. He spent more than 5 years in Asia, where he held the dual role of Country Manager for Moody’s office in Singapore, as well as Managing Director of the Corporate Finance Group responsible for companies across Southeast Asia and India.
Before that, Philipp spent more than 3 years in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he was responsible for setting up the Moody’s office in Dubai and for the ratings of Middle Eastern corporate issuers across all sectors, including Islamic finance.
Having joined Moody’s in London in 2003, Philipp started as an analyst covering utilities and the oil & gas industry. Before joining Moody’s, Philipp spent 3 years in rating advisory at Citigroup. His career has also included positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London and Frankfurt in rating advisory, bond and credit research, and leveraged financing.
Philipp holds a Diploma from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He has also attended international semesters at the European Business School in London and University College Dublin.