Salomon Smith Barney today announced that Julie Persily will join the firm as a Managing Director in the Firm's Acquisition Finance Group
will be responsible for the high yield and leveraged loan business for SSB's financial sponsor clients.
...Prior to joining Salomon Smith Barney , Ms. Persily was one of the original members of Bankers Trust's Leveraged Finance Group that in 1992 began providing one-stop shopping for senior debt and high yield financing
.As a Managing Director in that group , she
originated and executed debt financing for top financial sponsors and corporate clients.Ms. Persily has broad experience in healthcare , basic industries , packaging , consumer , retail and technology industries
.Ms. Persily began her career at Drexel Burnham , where she worked for two years as a Financial Analyst in Corporate Finance
received both her
M.B.A. and B.A. from Columbia University
.Salomon Smith Barney
is a global , full-service investment banking and securities brokerage firm.The firm's 10 , 900 Financial Consultants located in approximately 460 offices across the United States , service over 6.2 million client accounts , representing over $816 billion in client assets.Salomon Smith Barney
is a subsidiary of Citigroup
( NYSE : C ) , the most global financial services company , provides some 100 million consumers , corporations , governments and institutions in 100 countries with a broad range of financial products and services , including consumer banking and credit , corporate and investment banking , insurance , securities brokerage and asset management.The 1998 merger of Citicorp
and Travelers Group
brought together such brand names as Citibank
, Salomon Smith Barney
, Commercial Credit and Primerica under Citigroup's trademark red umbrella.