New York, March 7, 2017 -- Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Thomas K. Barber has joined the Firm as a Vice Chairman, based in Toronto. Mr. Barber has more than 35 years of experience as a leading investment banker in Canada, focused principally on the global mining and energy sectors, but also advising leading Canadian companies across all sectors.
Mr. Barber was most recently global head of the mining group at Nomura Securities. Prior to that he held similar leadership positions in the mining and broader natural resources sector at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse. Earlier in his career he spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley, where he founded the global mining group and was President of Morgan Stanley Canada.
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "I am pleased to be reunited with Tom Barber, who worked closely with Bob Greenhill and myself for many years at Morgan Stanley, before our Firm was founded. Tom has been one of the top bankers in Canada for the past three decades. He brings us a wealth of senior management relationships and deep industry insight in the global mining and resources sector, which will be his principal focus at our Firm. In addition, his long experience in Canada brings us a wide range of management and board relationships across all sectors."
Steve Mayer, President of Greenhill Canada, said, "We see significant opportunity to further expand Greenhill’s business in Canada, and the addition of Tom to our senior team is an important step in that effort. Canadian clients value Greenhill’s industry expertise, our global platform and our focus on providing high quality and independent M&A advice, and Tom’s addition will certainly enhance our Canadian franchise."
Mr. Barber said, "I am very pleased to be joining a leading independent investment bank, led by people I know, where I can focus all my efforts on what I enjoy most -- advising senior managements and boards on important strategic transactions. Greenhill’s global footprint fits the mining and energy sectors perfectly, and I look forward to working with Greenhill colleagues around the world to help clients in the mining and natural resources sector achieve their strategic objectives."
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.