NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to both capital markets and corporate investor relations professionals, announced that it has hired Ben Sherwin as General Counsel.
Sherwin comes to Ipreo from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where, most recently, he ran the Transaction Advisory Group in Equity Capital Markets. Previously, he spent over five years as a senior counsel for ECM, first at Merrill Lynch and then at the combined firm, also serving on various industry committees. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Sherwin was a corporate lawyer at the firm Sidley Austin LLP, where he represented investment banks and companies in a wide variety of equity and debt transactions. He joins Ipreo as a member of the Executive Committee.
"Ben brings with him a valuable combination of both legal and commercial experience, which aligns well with our strategic plans for growth," said Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo. "We are excited to have him on board, and look forward to leveraging both his legal expertise and industry know-how."
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. From new issuance through ongoing investor management, our unique solutions drive connectivity and efficiency throughout all stages of the capital-raising process. Ipreo is a KKR portfolio company with more than 600 employees supporting clients in every major financial center around the world. For more information, please go to www.ipreo.com.