New York, March 23, 2017 -- Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Michael Nessim has agreed to join the Firm as a Managing Director, based in Toronto. He will focus primarily on the mining and power and utility industries, and will also have responsibilities for clients in other sectors. Mr. Nessim has 15 years of investment banking experience in Canada. He will be joining Greenhill from Goldman Sachs where he led the Canadian investment banking effort for clients in the mining and power and utility sectors, and managed relationships with clients in a diverse range of industries. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2011, he worked at CIBC World Markets where he was an Executive Director in the Office of the CEO and a Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions group.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We are delighted to have Michael Nessim join our Firm. Michael is a very talented and accomplished banker who will enhance our Canadian business and further expand our presence in the mining and power and utility industries. Michael is our third senior level addition in Canada in the past nine months, and we are very excited about Greenhill's prospects in the Canadian market."
Steve Mayer, President of Greenhill Canada, said, "Michael and I worked together for five years at Goldman Sachs, and I am very pleased to have him join our team. Canadian clients appreciate Greenhill's exclusive focus on M&A, our global platform and deep industry expertise. With Michael's arrival, we will be able to develop meaningful relationships with an expanded number of Canadian companies."
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, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.