New York City

aWalter Baileye

Managing Director,
Quaestor Capital Markets (Arena Financial Services)

Walter is an investment banker with extensive domestic and cross-border experience and is head of investment banking for Quaestor Capital Markets, a division of Arena Financial Services. During his three decades as an investment banker, Walter has executed more than $275 billion in transactions including debt and equity fundings, mergers and acquisitions, exclusive sales, and restructurings.

Before joining Arena, Walter was managing director at Oberon Securities, Pickwick Capital Partners, and European American Capital Group and head of investment banking at Academy Securities. He was also previously managing director for advisory and principal investments at Macquarie Capital Advisors, co-founder and managing director of the Industrials Group at Jefferies & Co., and a senior banker at Citi (via Salomon Brothers). Walter has significant industry experience across industrials, energy, aerospace, security and defense, cleantech, and other sectors.

Walter holds a BS in finance and accounting from Babson College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is a registered investment banking principal and US Army veteran.