Close Brothers Bulks Up French Office

Independent corporate finance house Close Brothers has appointed David Benin as a managing director in its French office.

Benin will jointly lead the Advanced Manufacturing team with George Elliston in the firm’s Paris office. He will also advise companies in the support services sector.

Benin joins Close Brothers from Morgan Stanley where he has been an executive director in the investment banking division since 2006. Prior to Morgan Stanley he was a senior director at Rothschild & Cie; and for three years previously worked for Lehman Brothers in the UK and USA.

Source: Thomson Merger News