NEW YORK, February 8, 2007 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Martin F. Lewis will join the Firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Lewis, a veteran financial restructuring specialist, will focus on expanding the restructuring advisory practice at Greenhill.
Mr. Lewis, 52, was most recently at Rhone Group and prior to that was a founding member of Miller Buckfire Lewis & Co. and a Managing Director at The Blackstone Group.
Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said “Martin Lewis has had a long and distinguished career advising on a wide range of restructurings and bankruptcy cases. While M&A activity continues to be very strong, Martin’s recruitment is evidence of our intention to expand our restructuring advisory capabilities in preparation for when the economic cycle turns.”
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and manages merchant banking funds. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Toronto and Dallas.