Angle Advisors — The Birmingham, Mich.-based investment bank brought in Christopher de Movellan as a director. He was previously with several other firms, including Goodrich Aerospace, which is now United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), as well as Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU), GreenPath and King Par LLC. In addition to the aerospace sector, de Movellan advises on deals in financial services and sporting goods manufacturing.
Ares Capital Management LLC — The Los Angeles investment advisory segment of Ares Capital Corp. hired Grant Haggard and Brian Moncrief as managing directors. Both Haggard and Moncrief will be based in Chicago and focus on senior and selected-subordinated financing opportunities in the middle market. Previously, they were senior members of the business development team at Madison Capital Funding LLC and, before that, spent eight years at GE Antares Capital.
Global Hunter Securities LLC (GHS) — The New York investment bank enlisted Michael Shlisky as a director and Scott Isherwood as a managing director and head of industrials investment banking. Shlisky was most recently at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and, before that, at RBC Capital Markets LLC and Oppenheimer & Co. (NYSE: OPY). Prior to joining GHS, Isherwood was partner, managing director and head of the industrials group at New York investment bank Morgan Joseph TriArtisan LLC.
Longford Capital — The Chicago private investment firm tapped William Strong to be chairman, effective May 1. Strong, who has served as a member of Morgan Stanleys global management committee, was also a co-CEO for its Asia Pacific region and vice chairman of investment banking.
PineBridge Investments — The New York asset manager has appointed four new senior professionals to its Americas business development team. They include senior vice presidents Joe Fague, Stephen Keep and James Smith, as well as vice president, Gene Guevara. Fague previously spent 10 years at RS Investments, most recently serving as vice president, while Keep previously served in institutional business development roles at Conning and Wellington Management. Before heading to PineBridge, Smith served as director of Midwest institutional sales at MFS Investment Management. Guevara was previously a consultant relations manager at Boston investment management firm Loomis Sayles & Co.
Scott-Macon Ltd. — The New York investment bank hired Scott Silverman as a managing director, specializing in the consumer goods and retail sector. Silverman, who began his career in finance in 1993, was previously a managing director and head of consumer and retail investment banking at Westbury Group LLC. Before that, he led the M&A practice at CDG Group in New York as a managing director, and served as a vice president in the M&A group of Credit Suisse Group in New York. Silverman also worked at Ernst & Young LLP's corporate finance group in New York and Moscow.