NEW YORK, May 2, 2006 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Philip Meyer-Horn will join the Firm as a Managing Director based in Frankfurt. Mr. Meyer-Horn, an experienced investment banker who, before joining Greenhill, headed the German corporate finance activities for BNP Paribas, will focus on expanding Greenhill`s advisory activities in Germany.
Mr. Meyer-Horn, 40, began his career at Baring Brothers, where he worked with the individuals who later founded Greenhill`s London office. He later spent 4 years at Lazard before moving to BNP Paribas. Mr. Meyer-Horn studied at the European Business School, London.
Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said “Philip Meyer-Horn brings to us significant new relationships and expertise in Germany, where we are looking to commit further resources in order to build on our recent successes. We believe there is significant opportunity for an independent advisory firm in Germany.
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and manages merchant banking funds. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt and Dallas.