UPDATE 1-Rothschild's Wright to take top UK Takeover panel role

April 16, 2015 11:00 AM

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LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - Senior Rothschild banker Crispin Wright was named head of the UK's Takeover panel on Thursday, putting a seasoned dealmaker in an influential role overseeing merger and acquisitions activity in Britain.

Wright, 54, will take up the appointment as director general on July 1 on a two-year secondment from Rothschild where he is currently a managing director in the advisory business, the Panel said in a statement. He will replace Citi banker Philip Robert-Tissot.

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