Greenhill Recruits Senior Advisor To Expand Client Relationships With Large
NEW YORK, April 2, 2013
NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Greenhill & Co. Inc., (NYSE:
GHL),aleading independent investment bank, announced today that Jean-Michel
Steg has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor to assist in the expansion of the
Firm's client relationships with large European and, particularly, French
Jean-Michel started his career at Lazard where he spent 16 years both in New
York and Paris. Subsequently he worked for Goldman Sachs and ran the Paris
offices for DLJ, and Citi. Most recently he started Blackstone's advisory
business in France. In total he has close to 35 years of experience in
Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, "We are delighted to
have someone of Jean-Michel's experience join Greenhill. France is the second
largest economy in the Euro-zone and it plays an important role globally. Most
of the top companies in the CAC-40 have as much international as domestic
revenue, and the combination of Jean-Michel's focus and relationships and our
global footprint and sector knowledge should allow us to deepen our
relationships amongst France's leading companies."
David Wyles and Luca Ferrari, co-heads of Greenhill European Corporate
Advisory, said, "Having worked with Jean-Michel in the past we know the
passion and knowledge he brings to helping clients achieve their goals. The
Euro-zone is going through a difficult period and we could not think of a more
qualified person to help us bring our global capabilities and reach to the
attention of French companies who value independent advice."
Jean-Michel Steg adds, "I am delighted to join such a strong group of talented
professionals who share my same views both on making the needs of our clients
our first priority, and on advising with the highest standards of professional
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank focused on
providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions,
restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships,
institutions and governments. It acts for clients located throughout the
world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Sydney,
Tokyo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Melbourne and San Francisco.
Notes to editors : Jean-Michel Steg sits on the Board of AXA France and is
also a part-time historian. His first book, "August 22, 1914, the Bloodiest
Day in French History," will be published September 2013. Jean-Michel is
currently working on his second book.
Contact: Christopher T. Grubb
Chief Financial Officer
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
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