Benjamin Lyons to Join Greenhill as a Managing Director Focused on the Chemicals Sector


New York, May 9, 2016 - Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Ben Lyons will join the Firm as a Managing Director based in New York and focused on the chemicals sector.

Mr. Lyons has approximately 15 years of investment banking experience within the industrials sector, with a specialization in the chemicals industry. He most recently served as a Managing Director for RBC Capital Markets in their Global Industrials Group. Prior to joining RBC, Ben was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he began his banking career in 2001. 

Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, “We are continually focused on expanding our industry sector coverage in order to further grow our M&A advisory business, and Ben’s significant experience and relationships in the chemicals sector complement our strong existing industrials franchise. In addition, we anticipate that Ben will work closely with our global colleagues on behalf of clients interested in pursuing strategically important cross-border transactions in the chemicals sector. We have enjoyed much success in the chemicals industry over the years, and look forward continuing to build our franchise.” 

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, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.