Greenhill hired four managing directors, including Alfredo Porretti, who will run the investment bank’s shareholder advisory group working out of New York.
Porretti was most recently with Morgan Stanley, where he was a senior member of the shareholder advisory. Previously he was at Lazard, where he was also a member of the shareholder advisory. He began his career as an attorney with Clearly Gottlieb in Brussels and later worked with Simpson Thacher in New York.
Scott Littlejohn joined Greenhill from BNP and will focus on the insurance sector working out of New York. Littlejohn has more than 30 years of M&A experience focused on insurance clients including 19 years at Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Josh Prangley is joining from JP Morgan and will be based in Chicago, focused on the building products and basic materials sectors.
Charles Montgomerie also joined Greenhill in London from Rothschild, focusing on the industrial sector.