New York, March 4, 2012---Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Carl-Georg Bauer-Schlichtegroll will join the Firm as a Managing Director in London to lead an expanded focus on financial institutions across Europe. He joins a team of six Greenhill Managing Directors already focused on that sector globally.
Mr. Bauer has advised leading banks, insurance companies and asset managers in Europe for the last 22 years. He joins Greenhill from Credit Suisse, where he was Vice-Chairman and co-head of Financial Institutions Group EMEA since 2010. Prior to that he spent 8 years at JP Morgan, co-heading the European Financial Institutions Group, and 12 years at Goldman Sachs, where he started his career, working in both New York and London’s Financial Institution Groups as Managing Director.
David Wyles and Luca Ferrari, Co-Heads of European Corporate Advisory, commented, "The current environment in the financial sector offers many challenges but also many opportunities for its participants. We are excited to have Carl as our new partner, and believe that the combination of the experience brought by Carl together with our existing financial institutions presence in the US, UK, Australia and Japan, positions us to be a leading provider of independent strategic advice to European financial institutions as they face an increasingly complex environment."
Carl-Georg Bauer-Schlichtegroll said, "I am delighted to be joining Greenhill and am impressed by the talent pool, experience and partnership culture of the Firm. I am looking forward to working at a firm whose focus is on providing valued strategic and unconflicted advice on an international scale. I plan to add my industry knowledge and relationships to that of my new colleagues in order to help leading financial institutions around Europe meet the challenges they face."
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, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Melbourne and San Francisco.