by Sarah Hashim-Waris
Oppenheimer & Co. has appointed Bruce McCarthy and Marc Thompson as managing directors and co-heads of investment banking. They replace Marshall Heinberg, who is leaving the firm after 25 years to pursue other interests.
McCarthy has been with Oppenheimer and its predecessors since 1998. As head of global mergers and acquisitions--a title he will retain--he has worked on more than 250 M&A deals and joint ventures in the industrial, telecom, chemical, consumer products and technology sectors. Previously, McCarthy spent nine years in the M&A division of Salomon Smith Barney.
Thompson has been with Oppenheimer and its predecessors since 1987, working primarily on public and private deals in the technology and industrial sectors. He founded the firm's software and services practice in 2000 and will continue to head that group as well Oppenheimer's technology practice.
Riverside Co.'s Joseph Ibrahim has been named president of the Healthcare Private Equity Association, a trade group that represents private equity firms in the healthcare industry. Ibrahim will head the association's advocacy, research and communication efforts. He has been with Riverside since 2008 and leads the firm's global healthcare sourcing activities.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has hired attorney Mark D. Tattoli for its energy practice in Pittsburgh. Tattoli was previously at Haynes and Boone LLP's Houston office, where he advised clients in the energy and petrochemicals industries.
John Sabatini has joined the risk assurance practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he will head the organization's new advanced risk and compliance analytics services in New York. Sabatini is a former Goldman, Sachs & Co. managing director, where he led a global technology audit team. Before that, Sabatini was a partner at Ernst & Young, leading its compliance technology enablement division in New York. He also served seven years in the U.S. military as an army captain and intelligence officer.
Regional financial services firm Janney Montgomery Scott LLC has hired industry veteran Christopher G. Willett as its executive vice president of investments, based in Atlanta. Willett joins Janney from Morgan Keegan--which was acquired by Raymond James Financial in April--where he served for six years as a managing director.
Matthew McTygue has been appointed co-chairman of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP's debt finance and capital markets group in the firm's Boston office. McTygue represents private equity and venture capital firms, commercial lenders and investors, among others. He also holds a seat on the firm's advisory board, is co-chairman of the firm's technology committee and chairman of the diversity committee in the Boston office.
Perkins Coie LLP announced the addition of Michael Thimmig and Rafael A. Colorado Ferrer to the law firm's financial transactions and restructuring practice in Dallas. Thimmig, who will join as a partner, comes from Greenberg Traurig LLP. Ferrer joins the firm from Hudson Americas LLC and will be an associate.