Daily News: July 26, 2012

Livingstone Adds Four Bankers to Chicago Team

Livingstone, an independent, international investment banking firm, announced the addition of Thomas Geen, Colin O’Callaghan, Adam Lucas and Colin Monasterio to the firm’s growing Chicago team.

Geen and O’Callaghan join Livingstone’s team as associates, supporting the firm’s M&A and capital raising activities across multiple sectors. Geen brings over five years of investment banking and capital markets experience to the firm. He most recently worked in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan advising middle-market companies and private equity sponsors with sophisticated risk management solutions. He graduated with his BBA from University of Iowa and will earn his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in March 2013.

O’Callaghan brings over five years of capital markets experience to Livingstone. He previously held associate positions at The Chicago Corporation and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York. Colin earned his MBA from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, his MSc from University of Southampton and AB from College of the Holy Cross.

Lucas and Monasterio join Livingstone as Research and Financial analysts. Lucas graduated with a BBA from University of Notre Dame and completed finance-focused internships at NetApp, Inc. and Fluor Corporation. Monasterio earned his BBA from the University of Wisconsin and completed a corporate finance internship at Nestle USA.

“We are thrilled to welcome these well-qualified individuals to the Livingstone team at a significant time in our history. Livingstone is experiencing record activity since opening our doors in 2007 and our ability to attract and retain top flight individuals such as these is a testament to our continued success,” said partner of Livingstone Steve Miles. “Most importantly, the additional talent will enhance our ability to provide the highest quality investment banking services to our current and future clients.”

These professionals join the firm as Livingstone celebrates its fifth anniversary, completing 200 transactions approaching $10 billion.