Our People

Glenn Grossman, Chief Executive Officer
Formerly a Director and Chief Financial Officer of Tullett & Riley, Glenn has spent 30 years running the operations of Wall Street firms. After nearly two decades with Tullett and its successors, he joined Cantor Fitzgerald in 1991 as a Senior Managing Director and an Executive Vice President, heading international operations, which included all of Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. Sensing an opportunity for a new kind of investment bank, he formed Dinosaur Securities in 2001.

He graduated from Union College (magna cum laude) and from Columbia University (MBA).

Paul Becker, Managing Director
A veteran of the financial markets with more than 30 years of experience, Paul joined Dinosaur’s London operation in 2007 to direct cross-asset sales to institutions and provide experienced leadership in general business development.

Paul has worked for numerous investment banks, brokerage firms, government offices and exchanges. Throughout his career, Paul’s been at the forefront of innovation in electronic trading from the days of Big Bang in London in the late 1980s to the migration from pit to PC in the late 1990s.

 

Tenette Abanilla, Director and Chief Operating Officer Europe
Tenette is an operations professional with a broad range of experience and knowledge. She has been head of international operations for various broker dealers on Wall Street including Tullett Group and Vyapar Capital Market Partners.

She has worked in the US and UK and managed successful operations teams located in Europe, Asia and North America. Tenette graduated from the University of the Philippines and received her MBA from St. Peter’s University in New Jersey.

Alan Brooks, Director, Global Trading

Alan  has over thirty years experience in Multi Asset International Sales trading, Investment banking and Proprietary trading. Alan has held several senior positions at large investment banks, successfully running International and emerging market teams at Merrill Lynch, Commerzbank, Aton International and IFC Metropol.

 

Alan had previously implemented several Depository Receipt programmes and structured products in emerging markets on behalf of international investors. Alan Joined DMBL four years ago having previously been the COO and founder of First Frontier Capital,  an Emerging and Frontier Market Specialist.

Ade Adebajo  Managing Director,  Investment Banking

Ade Adebajo is an investment banker with over 20 years experience across the global markets. He joined DMBL in 2020 having  previously been responsible for (London based) Emerging Markets Client Coverage at UBS AG. He joined UBS Investment Bank in early  2015 leading the regional origination of M&A advisory, and capital market transactions across various industrial sectors in Africa.

 

Prior  to UBS, he was a Senior Banker, Institutional Client Group at Citigroup working closely with Ultra High Net Worth Individuals, financial  sponsors and private equity funds seeking investment banking solutions. Before Citigroup, Ade ran the Debt Capital Markets (Africa)  business at Standard Chartered Bank London, leading the origination and execution of various deal firsts and award-winning  transactions with sovereigns, corporates and financial institutions in various markets.

CONTACT

 

Europe

 

Dinosaur Merchant Bank Limited
48-54 Moorgate
4th Floor
London EC2R 6EJ

 

Tel: +44 (0) 207 496 1780

 

North America

Dinosaur Securities LLC
470 Park Ave South
9th Floor South
New York, NY 10016

Tel: +1 212 448 9944