NEW YORK, March 14 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Robert E. Hyer, Jr. will join the Firm as a Managing Director based in New York. Mr. Hyer, a veteran investment banker who headed the Electronic Financial Services group at Citigroup Global Markets, will focus on advisory opportunities in the payments, financial outsourcing and information sectors.
Mr. Hyer, 52, spent 19 years at Citigroup (and its predecessor firm Salomon Smith Barney) in New York, concentrating on financial services throughout that time.
Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said “Bob Hyer has had a long and distinguished career focusing on the highest growth segments of the financial services sector. He will further broaden our financial institutions advisory business, and will also play an important role identifying investment opportunities for our merchant banking funds.”
Mr. Hyer earned his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and his M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley Haas School of Business.
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.