William Blair, a boutique with expertise in investment banking, has bolstered its investment banking group in Europe with the appointment of five senior hires.

Eric Sanschagrin and Daniel Fiegenschuh have joined William Blair as managing director and director in the technology group. Manuel Sammut has joined as a managing director covering tech-enabled services, and Alex Murrill has joined as a managing director covering commercial services and industrials. Shane Dulabdas has joined as a director in the debt advisory group. Cumulatively, the hires bring more than eight decades of European investment banking experience.

Mr. Sanschagrin recently served as a partner and technology sector leader for EY’s EMEIA strategy and transactions unit. Mr. Fiegenschuh recently served as an associate partner in EY’s EMEIA strategy and transactions unit. Previously, Mr. Sammut was a partner at KPMG, where he led the business and tech-enabled services M&A practice. Mr. Murrill joins from Baird, where he was previously a director in the global industrial investment banking group. Mr. Dulabdas joins from Houlihan Lokey, where he served as a director in the debt advisory team.

“I am delighted to welcome Eric, Daniel, Manuel, Alex, and Shane to William Blair,” said Anu Sharma, head of European investment banking for William Blair. “They are highly credentialed and bring differing yet complementary expertise to our global investment banking team as we continue our momentum in Europe.”