New York, March 31, 2016 - Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Howard House has joined the Firm as a Managing Director based in Houston and focused on the energy sector. Mr. House brings to the Firm broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and private placements, as well as debt and equity financing.
Mr. House has more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector, and has been based in Houston for a large majority of that time. He most recently served as Managing Director and Co-Head of Energy Investment Banking for Raymond James, where he spent 15 years. Prior to that he held senior positions in the energy investment banking groups of Lehman Brothers and Prudential Securities. Mr. House began his investment banking career with Kidder Peabody & Company, after working as a petroleum engineer with Exxon.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We see significant near and long term opportunity in the energy sector, both in M&A and in restructuring. Howard is already well known to our energy team, and his expertise and client relationships are highly complementary to those of our other senior energy bankers. The recruitment of Howard is another important step in our long range strategy of expanding our industry sector expertise through recruiting."
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.