New York, February 2, 2011 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell will join the Firm as a Senior Advisor. Governor Rendell, who has had a distinguished career in public service, will focus on expanding Greenhill’s client advisory activities with respect to public-private partnerships, infrastructure projects and advising governments on a wide range of financial matters.
Governor Rendell served as 45th governor of Pennsylvania until his second term ended last month. He previously served as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, as Mayor of Philadelphia from 1992-2000 and as District Attorney of Philadelphia from 1978-1985.
Governor Rendell currently serves as a partner of the Ballard Spahr law firm in Philadelphia, as a news analyst with NBC and MSNBC, and also teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.
"We welcome the addition of Governor Rendell, his broad network of important relationships and his deep experience in government, particularly as it relates to public-private partnerships and infrastructure. Our clients will undoubtedly find his expertise and advice to be invaluable," said Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman, and Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer, of Greenhill.
"I am pleased to associate with a Firm that is entirely focused on providing independent, unconflicted advice to clients. Greenhill has already played important roles advising governments around the world, including in the U.S. Greenhill’s partners also have deep experience in the infrastructure sector, particularly as it relates to public private partnerships, which are of specific interest to me. I look forward to working with them and their clients", said Governor Rendell.
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank focused on providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Melbourne and San Francisco.