BMO Capital Markets — The Toronto investment bank named Lyle Wilpon head of U.S. M&A. Wilpon was previously with a number of firms including, most recently, Houlihan Lokey Inc. where he worked on health care and sports advisory. Before that, from 1999, he worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that role, he held positions at Credit Suisse Group, Lazard and Wasserstein Perella. Wilpon steps in for Scott Humphrey, who joined BMO in 2007 after about a decade at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Carl Marks Advisory Group LLC — The New York consulting and investment banking adviser announced four promotions. Bankruptcy specialist Michael Flynn was named managing director, while banker Scott Webb was made a director. Michael Grant and Peter Hoffman were each named associates. Webb, Grant and Hoffman each specialize in financial restructuring.