New York, February 6, 2017—Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Richard Phillips will join the Firm in Melbourne as Co-Head of Greenhill Australia and Vice Chairman of the Firm globally.
Mr. Phillips has over 21 years of investment banking experience. He will join the Firm from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Melbourne-based partner and Co-Head of the Natural Resources group for the Asia Pacific region ex-Japan. In that role he focused on the metals and mining, energy, infrastructure, chemicals and agriculture sectors. Prior to 5 years at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Phillips was a Managing Director at Greenhill, also based in Melbourne. He initially joined Greenhill as part of its acquisition of the Australian firm Caliburn, where he had worked 6 years as a partner and founded the Melbourne office. Earlier in his career, Richard was an Executive Director at Macquarie, where he had roles in Melbourne, Perth and Toronto.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We are very pleased to be bringing Richard back to the Firm in a senior role. He is well known to our partners around the world, and will play an important role in strengthening our global energy practice, as well as helping us build a global advisory practice in the mining sector. His broader sector knowledge, including experience in the infrastructure sector, will also be of great value to our Australia business."
Roger Feletto, Head of Greenhill Australia, said, "I am pleased to be reunited with Richard in leading our business in Australia. He will strengthen our team in Melbourne, as well as our capabilities throughout the region across a range of sectors including natural resources."
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank entirely focused on providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments globally. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.