Deutsche Bank hired Patrick Kaufer as a managing director in its debt capital markets (DCM) group.
Kaufer is based in New York and will lead DCM's origination effort for aircraft and equipment financing. Käufer reports to Marc Fratepietro, managing director and head of industrials origination within DCM.
Kaufer was previously at PK Advisory, a structured finance advisory service firm where he was a founder and managing member.
BeforePK Advisory, he was a managing director and head of the leasing and equipment finance group at Morgan Stanley responsible for origination, structuring, execution and placement of secured corporate debt.