UBS Retail Bankers Join Greenhill & Co.

Seamus Moorhead and Charles Gournay have joined Greenhill & Co. as London-based managing directors focused on the consumer and retail sectors. They previously were managing directors for UBS’ consumer and retail investment banking group.

Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Seamus Moorhead and Charles Gournay will join Greenhill as Managing Directors, based in London, focused on the consumer and retail sectors.

Mr. Moorhead was Co-Global Head of Consumer and Retail Investment Banking for UBS Investment Bank where he had been a Managing Director for 6 years. Seamus joined S.G. Warburg in 1991 after reading law at Oxford University.

Mr. Gournay joined UBS Investment Bank in 2006 and was a Managing Director in the Consumer & Retail Group. Prior to that, he worked in the Consumer and Retail Group at Merrill Lynch for 8 years.

Simon Borrows, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, “With the recruitment of Seamus and Charles, we are significantly enhancing our capability in advising companies in the global consumer and retail sectors. The current environment continues to provide exceptional senior recruitment opportunities for Greenhill.”

Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other financial matters; assists private funds in raising capital from investors; and manages merchant banking funds. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Toronto, Tokyo, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.