KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., the corporate and investment banking arm of KeyCorp, recently added David Lucke and David Banmiller as managing directors and Nicholas Stuart as vice president to its oil and gas group in Houston. KeyBanc Capital Markets opened its Houston office in December 2011 under the direction of Sylvia Barnes, managing director and head of the oil and gas group.
Lucke brings over 20 years of industry experience in exploration and production, midstream and oilfield services. He joins from a private upstream oil and gas company, where he served as CFO for two years. Prior to that, for seven years he was a managing director in the oil and gas group at Jefferies & Company/Randall & Dewey. Lucke is a certified public accountant and earned his MBA from The University of Texas at Austin, and his BA from Duke University. Lucke is also a member of the board of directors of GMX Resources Inc.
Banmiller joins KeyBanc Capital Markets from Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Houston, where he served as director of investment banking and managed client relationships, both US and international, in the upstream, midstream and oilfield services sectors within the energy and power group. Before Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he was a vice president at Bank of America NA in Dallas. Banmiller received his MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BS from Santa Clara University.
Stuart was previously a vice president at Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, a regional brokerage and investment banking firm, where he executed advisory and capital markets transactions in the energy group. Stuart earned his MBA from the University of Virginia and BS from the University of Maryland and is a certified public accountant.
KeyBanc Capital Markets has more than 500 professionals primarily in investment banking and capital markets in five core areas – Energy, Industrial, Consumer, Diversified Industries and Real Estate. KeyBanc Capital Markets has approximately 27 equity research analysts who currently publish research on over 450 companies. The firm has approximately $18 billion of outstanding credit commitments of which almost $$7billion currently are directly committed to the energy sector.