Ulrika Ekman Joins Greenhill & Co. as Managing Director and General Counsel

May 06, 2004, 01:00 ET from Greenhill & Co., Inc.

    NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Greenhill & Co., Inc.
 (NYSE:   GHL), a leading independent investment banking firm, announced today
 that Ulrika Ekman has joined the firm as a Managing Director and General
     Ms. Ekman joins Greenhill from Davis Polk & Wardwell where she was a
 partner and a member of the Corporate Department.  In her 14-year career at
 Davis Polk, Ms. Ekman represented numerous corporate clients and worked on
 many important domestic and international merger and acquisition transactions.
     Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said, "We are
 delighted that Ulrika has joined the firm as our 23rd partner and general
 counsel. Having worked with us on a number of important matters, including our
 IPO and various private equity investments, Ulrika has continually impressed
 us and earned the respect of our partners with her superb judgment and sound
     Ms. Ekman joined Davis Polk in 1990 and became a partner in 1999. She
 graduated from Georgetown University in 1985. In 1990, she received her M.A.
 and her J.D., cum laude, both from New York University. Ms. Ekman recently
 served on the Corporation Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the
 City of New York.
     Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that
 provides financial advisory and merchant banking management services. It acts
 for clients throughout the world from its offices in New York, London and
      Contact:  Jeffrey Taufield
                Kekst and Company
                (212) 521-4815

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