LONDON, October, 30  2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is proud to announce the hiring of senior banker Phil Walker to join its European Healthcare division in London.

Phil Walker has advised on more than 60 successful transactions including IPOs, secondary fundraisings and M&A in the UK, Europe, Israel and the US. He joins Bryan, Garnier & Co as Managing Director UK Healthcare Corporate Finance.

Phil, British, is a corporate financier and equity capital markets investment banker with 20 years’ experience advising healthcare/life science and high growth technology companies.

Prior to joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, he was Head of Healthcare and Cleantech corporate finance at Zeus Capital Limited.  Previously, Phil was a Co-founder of investment banking boutique, Code Securities, which was acquired by Nomura. Prior to Code Securities, he spent five years as a specialist healthcare corporate financier in the WestLB Panmure Life Sciences Group, then Europe’s leading healthcare investment bank. Phil qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1997.

Phil Walker comments, “I am delighted to have joined Bryan, Garnier & Co. The firm shares my focus and long-term commitment to the healthcare sector and I look forward to building Bryan Garnier’s UK healthcare business to strengthen further the firm’s leading position in continental Europe”.

Olivier Garnier, Managing Partner, adds: “I am pleased to have Phil join us to help build our UK business. The quality and the depth of his experience within the UK healthcare community will be a great asset for the team.  Phil’s appointment comes after Dominic Wilson and Gary Waanders joined the firm in last month and aims to reinforce the Bryan, Garnier Healthcare franchise in London”.