Greenhill & Co. launched a fund placement arm, poaching several former Lehman Brothers executives to spearhead the effort.
Christopher Kirsten will serve as the head of the fund placement advisory group. Kirsten, was previously the global head of Lehmans private fund marketing group. Patrick Dunleavy and Neil Banta are also joining Greenhill as managing directors, while Dave Brown and Meghan Kelly are joining as principal and vice president, respectively. All previously served at Lehman Brothers.