Greenhill & Co., Inc., an independent investment bank, provides financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings, and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions, and governments worldwide. The company offers a range of advice to clients in relation to domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and related corporate finance matters; and is involved in various stages of these transactions, from initial structuring to final execution. It advises clients on strategic matters, including acquisitions, divestitures, defensive tactics, special committee projects, and other important corporate events. The company also provides advice on valuation, tactics, industry dynamics, structuring alternatives, timing and pricing of transactions, and financing alternatives, as well as an opinion regarding the fairness of a transaction. Its financing and restructuring services include advising debtors, creditors, governments, and companies experiencing financial distress, as well as potential acquirers of distressed companies and assets. The company provides advice on valuation, restructuring alternatives, capital structures, and sales or recapitalizations. It also assists the clients, who seek court-assisted reorganizations by developing and seeking approval for plans of reorganization, as well as the implementation of such plans. Greenhill & Co., Inc.ís private capital and real estate capital business includes assisting fund managers and sponsors in raising capital for new funds; and providing related advisory services to private equity and real estate funds, and other organizations. It also advises on secondary transactions. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, New York.