NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Advisors Inc. announced today that Omar Namoos ('96) has joined the firm as a senior banker focused on the aerospace & defense sector. Mr. Namoos brings to Sagent more than a decade of investment banking experience advising aerospace and defense clients on a variety of strategic transactions.
"Adding a senior banker with Omar's industry depth is another important milestone for Sagent as we continue building the firm," said Hal Ritch, Sagent's Chief Executive Officer.
During his career, Mr. Namoos has provided strategic advice to leading aerospace and defense companies on mergers and acquisitions, debt, equity and alternative capital raising transactions. Mr. Namoos was most recently the founder and president of Greystone Advisory Group, an aerospace and defense advisory firm. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Evercore Partners where he led the North American Aerospace & Defense practice and an Executive Director in Corporate Finance at UBS Investment Bank, where he served as a senior coverage officer for their North American aerospace and defense industry. He also previously held positions at Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Booz Allen & Hamilton.
"Omar's industry expertise and relationships broaden Sagent's advisory presence in our aerospace and defense sector," added Jeff McGrath, Managing Director and Head of Sagent's office in Charlotte.
Mr. Namoos served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force where he earned four medals for exemplary performance and meritorious service. He received a BS in electrical engineering at University of California, Los Angeles, an MS in electrical engineering from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.
Sagent Advisors is an independent, privately-owned investment bank that provides financial advisory and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic financial transactions. With over 60 investment bankers, the firm provides broad industry and product sector expertise to its clients through its offices in the U.S. in New York, Charlotte, Chicago and San Francisco, and globally through its alliance with Daiwa Securities Capital Markets in Asia and Europe. Sagent Advisors is a unique combination of powerful relationship networks, strong industry and execution expertise, and senior attention on every client transaction.