NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rothschild & Co announces plans to expand into the South Florida market with a new Miami office, which will extend the firm’s reach and capabilities in North America to ensure existing and prospective clients in the region continue to have access to Rothschild & Co’s world-class expertise in global advisory services, including M&A, Equity Market Solutions, Debt Advisory and Restructuring. The firm will draw upon the region’s diverse talent pool as well as seasoned Rothschild & Co leaders to ensure the seamless entrance into the market.
Eric Hirschfield, who joined the firm in 2016 as Head of the Chicago office and Midwest Region, will oversee the launch and lead the firm’s new Miami office. He will initially be joined by senior Rothschild & Co bankers Jaime Arrastia, Co-Head of North America Consumer, Retail & Leisure and a Vice Chairman for the Global Advisory business in North America, and Hugo Dryland, Chairman of the Metals & Mining Sector.
“We are excited by the opportunity to be responsive to the needs of our clients and future clients in Florida and the Southeast region, which is an important market for the firm as we continue to grow our business in North America,” said Jimmy Neissa, Head of Rothschild & Co, North America. “Our presence in Miami brings us closer to clients in established and emerging industries and signifies our commitment to providing differentiated and localized advice to the region.”
“The new office in Miami is a natural step for our business as we continue to strengthen our presence and serve our clients in North America and around the world,” said Robert Leitão, Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co. “This expansion is important for the firm as we grow our leading and distinct franchises. The experienced team in Miami will be well positioned to provide specialized advice in the region.”
“Miami is a growing, dynamic financial center which is attracting the interests of our key clients, making it clear that this new office will be an important hub for the firm,” said Eric Hirschfield. “We are excited for the opportunity to join the business community of South Florida and provide our unique perspectives and advice to our client base.”
About Rothschild & Co, Global Advisory
Rothschild & Co is a family-controlled and independent group and has been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. With a team of c.3 800 talented financial services specialists on the ground in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co’s integrated global network of trusted professionals provide in-depth market intelligence and effective long-term solutions for our clients in Global Advisory, Wealth & Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.
Global Advisory, a division of the Rothschild & Co group, designs and executes strategic M&A and financing solutions, providing impartial, expert advice to large and mid-sized corporations, private equity, families and entrepreneurs, and governments.
Through its unrivalled network of 1,000 industry and financing specialists in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co’s Global Advisory business combines the breadth of its advisory offering with a high volume of transactions to achieve a unique understanding and perspective into markets and participants worldwide.