Rothschild & Co hires Brandon Aebersold and Parry Sorensen as Managing Directors in North America

Brandon Aebersold and Parry Sorensen

Senior hires bolster the firm’s Restructuring team in the United States.

Rothschild & Co announced today that Brandon Aebersold and Parry Sorensen will join the Restructuring team as Managing Directors. The senior hires strengthen and further enhance the firm’s Restructuring practice in North America. They will be based in Rothschild & Co’s New York office.

Mr. Aebersold brings almost two decades of investment banking and advisory experience to Rothschild & Co. His expertise includes advising on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including restructurings, M&A and leveraged finance.

Mr. Sorensen is an accomplished banker with deep knowledge in restructuring and liability management dealmaking and diverse advisory experience across industries.

“Brandon and Parry are well-respected strategic advisors in restructuring and liability management, who will provide exceptional value to our clients and the firm,” said Lee LeBrun, Partner and Head of Global Advisory, North America. “Their hiring also represents a major strategic move that reflects Rothschild & Co’s continued commitment to growing its Restructuring business in North America.”

Mr. Aebersold was previously Managing Director and Head of Restructuring and Liability Management, North America, at Lazard. Prior to his long career at Lazard, he worked at the law firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he focused on M&A and leverage finance transactions. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Furman University, a J.D. in Law from the University of Virginia School of Law, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

“Rothschild & Co has a reputation for delivering impressive value and offering diversified capabilities to its clients, and I am excited to join the exceptional Restructuring team in providing world-class counsel to the firm’s client base,” said Mr. Aebersold.

Mr. Sorensen was previously Managing Director in the Restructuring and Liability Management Group at Lazard. Prior to this, he worked at Oaktree Capital and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Sorensen graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College.

“I am pleased to be joining Rothschild & Co at a moment when the firm is expanding its leadership in advising restructuring clients,” said Mr. Sorensen. “I look forward to bringing my expertise to the firm and working with the team to further enhance the Restructuring franchise.”

"I am excited for Brandon and Parry to join our team and continue to build on the momentum we have in the business,” commented Andrew Yearley, Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Restructuring. “These two are world-class advisors who will deliver the full global capability of Rothschild & Co including capital raising, M&A, and restructuring advice.”

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For further information:

Global Advisory, Rothschild & Co

Kim Nicholson
Tel: +44 20 7280 5422

Brunswick Group

Alex Yankus / Rachael Collins
Tel: +1 212 333 3810

About Rothschild & Co, Global Advisory

Rothschild & Co is a family-controlled and independent group and has been at the centre of the world's financial markets for over 200 years. With a team of c.4,200 talented financial services specialists on the ground in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co's integrated global network of trusted professionals provide in-depth market intelligence and effective long-term solutions for our clients in Global Advisory, Wealth & Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.

Global Advisory, a division of the Rothschild & Co group, designs and executes strategic M&A and financing solutions, providing impartial, expert advice to large and mid-sized corporations, private equity, families and entrepreneurs, and governments.

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