Gleacher & Company Securities, Inc., a broker-dealer subsidiary of Gleacher & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLCH), announced today that James D. Treco has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Treco is based in the firm’s New York Office, where he focuses on the Paper & Packaging Sector.
Mr. Treco joins Gleacher & Company from First Chicago Advisors, Inc., where he served as Managing Partner. His role at First Chicago Advisors followed a 25-year career at Citigroup (formerly Salomon Brothers), where he spent time in both the London and New York offices, and completed more than $20 billion in advisory transactions primarily in the paper and packaging industry. He has worked with clients on a wide range of advisory and capital markets transactions such as: a major North American paper company in its restructuring and eventual sale to a peer; a European government entity on its timber, pulp and paper strategy; one of the largest European pulp and timber companies on its North American strategy; and one of the largest European packaging companies on various capital structure issues, capital market transactions, and its initial public offering.
Thomas Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Gleacher & Company continues to execute its strategy of adding talented professionals in key industry verticals who are aligned with the firm’s core values. Jamie is an experienced advisor who has demonstrated an unrelenting commitment to client service, and who has earned a reputation as a trusted and results-oriented strategic advisor. We are confident that our Investment Banking Division will be strengthened by the addition of Jamie Treco.”
Randy Barker, Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, said “Jamie joins us with over 30 years of investment banking experience and adds significant relationship depth to our Investment Banking efforts. His tireless drive and commitment to excellence will help propel the Division to new heights. I am excited to have Jamie as part of our team, and look forward to a collaborative and successful partnership with him.”