Lisa Carnoy is head of Global Capital Markets for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and is a member of the Global Corporate and Investment Banking Operating Committee. In this role, she leads Capital Markets professionals across Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance and Origination of Corporate Derivatives and FX across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Emerging Markets.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Capital Markets platform has won multiple awards for excellence. Recent awards include Euromoney Best Global Equity House; Global Finance Best Global Debt Bank and Most Creative Investment Bank.
Prior to her GCM-wide role, Lisa was Global Head of Equity Capital Markets. During her 15 year tenure in ECM, Lisa focused on clients in the FIG/Insurance and Healthcare sectors, as well as key financial sponsor relationships. She has executed more than 500 bookrun equity deals, including 80 IPOs. Lisa is active in Diversity and Recruiting initiatives across Bank of America and is Executive Sponsor for the Women’s Leadership Council in Global Banking and Markets.
Lisa earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA cum laude in History/American Studies from Columbia. In 2010, Lisa became a Trustee of Columbia University where she chairs the Alumni Affairs and Development Committee.
In 2012 and 2013, Lisa was named to American Banker’s list of “Most Powerful Women in Finance” and in 2013, she received the Merit Award from the Women’s Bond Club.