As if that weren't enough it also instructed
But, in line with a growing trend, it also instructed
So why take on the two Simons when the giant pharmaceutical group appeared to have all its bases covered? Those close to the deal say that Robey was brought on board for his longstanding knowledge of the company and his experience in guiding it through deals over the years.
They point out that there's one thing being part of a giant investment bank, which has proprietary trading desks, lending syndicates and links with hundreds of global institutions, but quite another having the advice of a seasoned veteran who has known your company for ages and is set to act for you without the complication of being able to offer services other than straightforward advice.
Earlier this week it emerged that
Lerner has also instructed
On both occasions he was brought in by boards or individuals who knew him well.
Other influential bankers have previously gone on to set up their own firms, like
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