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
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