Daily News: March 16, 2012

Harvey Joins Stifel Nicolaus Weisel as Managing Director

Stifel Financial Corp. SF +2.22% today announced that Paul Harvey has joined Stifel Nicolaus Weisel’s European Investment Banking team as a managing director in the firm’s London office, heading up its European Technology practice.

Harvey has extensive experience in the technology sector with a track record that dates back to 1986. For the last six years, he has been a general partner at Atlantic Bridge, a European Mid-Market Technology private equity fund that he co-founded in 2005. Harvey brings to Stifel deep sector knowledge of investment banking, having held senior positions in the European Technology Investment Banking practices of Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. Prior to co-founding Atlantic Bridge, he was involved in over $16 billion of Technology financings. In addition, Harvey has advised on advisory transactions with aggregate transaction values of approximately $60 billion.

“We are pleased to welcome Paul to the team. Paul’s extensive private equity and venture capital relationships in Europe and the U.S. are a great asset to our Technology effort, particularly in Europe, where we see significant opportunity,” commented Thom Weisel, co-chairman of Stifel Financial.

“We continue to expand and strengthen the Stifel platform. Paul brings to this role an impressive network of senior executive, entrepreneur, private equity, and venture capital contacts built and nurtured over the 25 years that he has been active in this sector,” added Brad Raymond, co-head of Investment Banking at Stifel Nicolaus Weisel.

Harvey received his BSBA from Georgetown University and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.