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Andrea Lowenthal

Andrea Lowenthal

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
Head of Legal, America
New York, NY, USA

Andrea Lowenthal
Head of Legal, America
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 

Andrea joined ANZ’s New York Branch in April 2014, and provides advice on all products and services offered in the U.S. by ANZ Bank and its U.S. broker-dealer, ANZ Securities.  ANZ Bank is one of the largest in Australia and Asia, and Andrea advises colleagues across the bank’s footprint on matters concerning the U.S. capital markets and securities regulations.  She is also responsible for certain regulatory matters, including ANZ Bank’s U.S. Resolution Plan.   

Andrea started her career at Shearman & Sterling working on global syndicated bank loans and debt and equity capital markets offerings.  Then, at Merrill Lynch, she advised Merrill as principal in global acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, private equity investments, securities transactions, and SEC reporting requirements. Later, as a Director in Merrill’s Financial Institutions Group, Andrea continued her senior advisory role on strategic transactions for the firm as principal, as well as for the firm’s investment banking clients.  Just prior to joining ANZ, Andrea was SVP, Senior Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Royal Bank of Scotland’s U.S. subsidiary, Citizens Financial Group, advising senior management and the board of the bank’s holding company and its banking subsidiaries.

Andrea received her Bachelor of Science summa cum laude from Boston University's School of Management, a Master of Arts from Bard College, and her Juris Doctor cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Brooklyn Law Review.


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