New York and London, October 18, 2004 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. [NYSE:GHL], a leading independent investment banking firm, announced today that Hugh Tidbury will join the Firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Tidbury will be located in Greenhill's London office and focus primarily on advising companies in the chemical sector.
Mr. Tidbury, 44, joins Greenhill from Deutsche Bank (and prior to its acquisition, Morgan Grenfell) where he spent approximately 18 years.
Since 1999, Mr. Tidbury was a Managing Director and Head of Deutsche Bank's European Chemicals Group. From 1997-1999, Mr. Tidbury had been Managing Director and Head of their European Chemicals and Pharma Group, which he helped to form and build. Mr. Tidbury joined Morgan Grenfell, the predecessor company to Deutsche Bank, in 1986. From then to 1997, he held various positions in their corporate finance group and has worked on numerous corporate finance and merger and acquisition advisory assignments for a wide range of chemical as well as other industrial sector companies. From 1981-1986, he had been with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) where he was a Chartered Accountant.
Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said, "We are very pleased that Hugh Tidbury, a well known and well respected chemical industry specialist, has joined Greenhill. The addition of Hugh fits perfectly our strategy of increasing the breadth of our client coverage by adding bankers with deep sector expertise in important industries."
Mr. Tidbury received his MA from Cambridge University in 1981, majoring in Economics.
Greenhill is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advisory and merchant banking fund management services. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London and Frankfurt.