Harris Williams & Co. Hires Two Senior Professionals; Firm Continue Expansion

March 10, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that it has expanded its Richmond office with two senior professionals. Joining the firm's Richmond office are Douglas Yablonski as a Managing Director and Patrick McNulty as a Director. The expansion builds on Harris Williams & Co.'s continued growth. The addition of two talented senior professionals will add additional momentum to the firm's deal flow and execution capabilities.

This growth is in tandem with Harris Williams & Co.'s international expansion. Earlier this year, Harris Williams & Co. Ltd announced that it welcomed two new senior professionals in its London office, which, led by Thierry Monjauze, opened in December. The firm expects to hire additional key professionals this year across its offices to support increased M&A activity across various industries.

Yablonski joins Harris Williams & Co. as a Managing Director with more than fourteen years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Harris Williams & Co., Yablonski was a Managing Director in the Global Industries Group at Banc of America Securities LLC. He has also worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. and started his career as a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

McNulty joins Harris Williams & Co. as a Director. McNulty brings ten years of investment banking experience to the firm, having previously served as a Principal and Group Head at Portico Capital Securities leading their Mergers & Acquisitions efforts. He has also worked at Deutsche Bank Securities and UBS Investment Bank.