FBR Scoops Up Watch Hill

Granhan, Tom
August 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/10/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p11
The article reports on the decision of FBR Capital Markets to acquire Watch Hill Partners, a corporate finance advisory firm in New York. Keefe Bruyette & Woods was the advisor of Watch Hill regarding the acquisition deal. FBR Capital Markets plans to reorganize its investment banking department and to make Watch Hill a part of its corporate advisory business within the newly restructured division. According to Richard Hendrix, president and chief executive of FBR Capital Markets, the company has issued investments in order to strengthen its franchise.


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