LONDON, Dec. 21, 2020
LONDON, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its investment in its Consumer & Retail practice, Raymond James announced today the addition of Terry Huffine as Managing Director. Huffine will play a leading role in the growth and development of the Consumer & Retail business within the European Investment Banking practice. Based in London, Huffine's hire marks the next step in the firm's continued aggressive expansion of its global Consumer team.
"I am excited for Terry to join our European practice," said Jim Bunn, president of Global Equities and Investment Banking. "Attracting top talent like Terry is an integral part of growing our Consumer & Retail group. Terry, along with Financo, the pending acquisition of which was announced last week, will play a pivotal role in strengthening our global Consumer & Retail banking practice."
"Raymond James Investment Banking continues to expand in Europe, and we are pleased to welcome Terry aboard," said Allan Bertie, Co-head of European Investment Banking. "With his impressive transaction expertise and in-depth knowledge of consumer goods, Terry will help lead our growth in this important sector."
With a career that includes almost two decades of extensive transaction experience in the consumer investment banking sector, Huffine joins Raymond James from Baird, where he led the European Consumer Goods practice.
"I am thrilled to be joining Raymond James at such a transformational time," said Huffine. "The recently announced acquisition of Financo shows how the firm continues to thrive and build on its commitment to deliver premium, client-focused global services, an ethos which I very much believe in. I look forward to working alongside my colleagues across Europe and the U.S. to grow our deep and long-term relationships with clients."
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About Raymond James European Investment Banking
Raymond James European Investment Banking provides M&A advisory to mid-market companies, corporations and private equity firms on international transactions. This includes consultancy on mergers & acquisitions, financing, restructuring and secondaries. They exclusively represent the interests of their clients at all stages of the transaction process – from the definition of strategic goals to the negotiation of financial terms and the conclusion of the deal. Raymond James has dedicated teams focused on the following sectors: Diversified Industrials, Financial Services, Technology & Services, Health Care, and Consumer & Retail. Within the group, the London-, Munich- and Frankfurt-based advisory team is part of the Investment Banking division. With more than 350 M&A advisors, Raymond James Investment Banking is already a market leader in deal volume in the U.S., and in 2016 was named "Investment Banking Firm of the Year" (The M&A Advisor) and "USA Middle Market M&A Investment Bank of the Year" (Global M&A Network). Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Disclosures for these awards can be found at raymondjames.com/corporations-and-institutions/accolades.
About Raymond James Financial, Inc.
Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) is a leading diversified financial services company providing private client group, capital markets, asset management, banking and other services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. The company has approximately 8,200 financial advisors. Total client assets are $930 billion. Public since 1983, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RJF. Additional information is available at raymondjames.com.