Rothschild Hires Financial Sponsors Veteran

Rothschild Hires Financial Sponsors Veteran

Thirty-year investment banking professional Timothy Lufkin joins Rothschild from Truist Securities

Rothschild & Co has added Timothy Lufkin to its investment banking team as a managing director in its financial sponsors group.

Mr. Lufkin joins the firm after serving as a managing director in the financial sponsors group in the New York City office of Truist Securities, which was formed in December 2019 through the merger of BB&T and SunTrust Banks. Earlier in his career, American Capital, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan, and Cowen & Company. In 2001, Mr. Lufkin co-founded Hidden Brook Partners, a boutique M&A and private equity investment firm. He began his career with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1991. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Lufkin has advised on more than 75 private equity-related transactions. Mr. Lufkin has his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama.

“Rothschild & Co has built an impressive platform globally and established a strong and growing business in the United States,” said Mr. Lufkin. “I am excited to cultivate and deepen the firm’s distinct and diverse client base in North America and further expand the financial sponsors franchise by advancing and broadening the firm’s relationships in the private equity industry.”

“Tim is an authority on private equity, and he is consistently recognized for his leadership in the industry. He is an innovative dealmaker, and his experience and expertise will provide immense value to our clients,” said Jimmy Neissa, the head of Rothschild & Co North America. “Tim’s proven ability to develop business-oriented solutions for clients and to create deep long-term relationships makes him a strong fit with our culture. We welcome him to the firm.”

Rothschild & Co is a multinational investment bank and financial services company and the flagship of the Rothschild banking group controlled by the French and British branches of the Rothschild family. The firm is active in investment banking, restructuring, corporate banking, private equity, asset management, and private banking. Rothschild & Co was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Paris with additional offices in 40 countries worldwide.

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