NEW YORK, July 24, 2018 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Tom Widener will join the Firm in New York as a Managing Director and Head of Power & Utilities Corporate Advisory.
Mr. Widener has more than 30 years of investment banking experience focused primarily on the power and utilities sector. Most recently he has been a Vice Chairman and Managing Director in the Natural Resources Group of Deutsche Bank, where he has led the firm’s efforts with large corporate and industry-focused financial sponsor clients for transactions across the power and utilities sector. Prior to his 10 years at Deutsche Bank, he spent 3 years at Bear Stearns, where he was Global Head of the Power & Utilities Group and also led that firm’s alternative energy investment banking activities. Prior to that he was a Managing Director in the energy and power group at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he spent 20 years.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, “We are pleased to further expand our capabilities in the energy sector by bringing in a senior specialist with a broad range of client relationships in the power and utilities sector. Over the course of his career, Tom has been responsible for many large, noteworthy transactions in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. His experience and expertise will be of great value to our clients in both domestic and cross border M&A and restructuring situations. Tom is our tenth Managing Director recruit of the year to date, and his recruitment represents another important milestone in our strategy of building out our industry sector capabilities.”
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, Madrid, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.