New York, November 14, 2016—Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Ed Welsh will join the Firm as a Managing Director based in London and focused on the Business Services sector.
Mr. Welsh has over 20 years of experience in the U.K. market. He most recently served as Executive Director in the Cabinet Office of the U.K. Government. In that role, he led a large team working with both private businesses across the U.K. economy and with a range of government departments, particularly in relation to operational transformation. Prior to his four years of government service he served as a Managing Director at Rothschild Investment Bank, where he spent 14 years, most recently as Global Co-Head of the Business Services sector team.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We are pleased to add to our London team a senior banker with broad experience across the U.K. economy. His deep expertise in the Business Services sector complements our active presence in that space in the U.S. market, and we have no doubt that his four years of experience at senior levels of the U.K. government will also be useful to our clients."
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, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.