*Addition of Key Personnel Added to Service Relevant Markets in Wealth Management and Investment Banking
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Laidlaw & Co. (LTD), a boutique investment bank recognized for providing wealth management and investment banking solutions worldwide, today announces the expansion of the London office with the addition of two team members; Richard Michalski, Senior Managing Director in Wealth Management and Bryan Kobel, Managing Director in Equity Capital Markets. The team will look to build on the current infrastructure and client base in the Wealth Management division and provide European healthcare companies and investors access to the US capital markets.
"Laidlaw provides unique wealth management products and solutions to our clients globally, Richard's 14 years of experience as a wealth manager will be invaluable to current and future clients in this regard," commented CEO Matthew Eitner. "Traditionally, we have serviced a large client base in Europe and firmly believe our presence in London will only help our current clients and allow for continued growth in this division. We are excited to provide these clients with a higher touch experience and continue to provide custom products to European clients."
"Laidlaw is pleased to broaden our capabilities into the European capital markets," said Managing Partner and Head of Capital Markets, James Ahern. "Bryan was an integral part of building Laidlaw's Capital Markets presence in the U.S. from the ground up, we look forward to him representing the firm in its effort to establish the same presence in Europe's Capital Markets.
Mr. Richard Michalski joined Laidlaw & Co. (Ltd) as Senior Managing Director in November 2010 from Aegis Capital, where he was a Senior Vice President. Over a 14 year career, Richard has provided exemplary services to his high net worth clients and built long term relationships with his clientele. He has been a key member of Laidlaw & Co. and cultivating the wealth management division.
Mr. Bryan Kobel joined Laidlaw & Co. ((Ltd) in March of 2012 from a small cap consulting company. The past decade he has built relationships with numerous institutional investors and issuers through various verticals. Most recently, he was instrumental in helping to develop the US capital markets presence of Laidlaw & Co. since joining.
About Laidlaw & Company, LTD.
Laidlaw & Company is a full service investment bank and securities brokerage firm with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and select additional locations. Its corporate finance efforts are focused on the healthcare, natural resource and social commerce sectors. In addition to capital raising, its investment banking arm provides M&A, restructuring and other financial advisory services for public and private small cap and middle market clients across a broad cross-section of industry sectors. Its brokerage arm provides wealth management services for domestic and international high-net-worth and institutional clients. Laidlaw is authorized by the FCA in the United Kingdom, and is regulated by FINRA in the United States.
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