Chiron Financial LLC has opened a new European headquarters in Paris to be led by Alban Meteyer, a vice president with the middle market investment banking firm. The new office serves businesses in western continental Europe, including France, the U.K., the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Belgium, in industry sectors that include green energy, oil & gas, shipping, agriculture, consumer products, and manufacturing.
Fox Rothschild LLP has merged with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney Chicago law firm with practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and real estate. Fox Rothschild said the merger more than doubled its presence in Chicago and added two attorneys its Delaware litigation and bankruptcy practices. The firm opened in Minneapolis in 2016 through a merger with an 80-attorney firm and launched a Seattle office in 2017 through a merger with 39-attorney firm.
Gordon Brothers recently announced the promotions of 25 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm maintains 25 offices across five continents. In North America, Rob Travis was promoted to managing director, corporate controller; Corrie Cummings to manager, Human Resources; Jamie Ahu to senior associate, field operations, retail; Jake Jaeger to associate, retail analyst; and Caroline Fleites to specialist, operations, Commercial & Industrial. In the North American valuations group, Aaron Walton was promoted to managing director, business development; Erick Beaudoin to director; Noel Fitzpatrick, Sandy Mickas, and William Ryan to senior manager; Spencer Wilichowski to manager; Nick McDonald to senior appraiser; John Shakon to appraiser; and John Suarez and Eric Teixeira to senior analyst. Eliot Kaufman was also promoted to business development, Northern Region, and Mosana Khan to business development, Canada. In Europe, Rob Stenton was promoted to managing director, operational finance, and Daniela Pontonutti and Igor Poulis to senior associate, business analyst. In Japan, Norikazu Harada was promoted to senior managing director; Eiki Sui to managing director; and Takahiko Mori, Weigang Shang, and Akinori Tsujioka to vice president.
Harvey S. Gross, founder and president of HSG Services Inc. and executive director of the New York Institute of Credit, was honored with the Centennial Award during the Institute’s recent Centennial Celebration in New York. Gross is a longtime board member of the TMA New Jersey Chapter who also served on TMA Global’s board of directors, a number of committees at both the chapter and global levels, and co-founded several TMA regional conferences and events. He received TMA’s Outstanding Individual Contribution Award in 2010.