Investec Australia announced it has appointed Malcolm Ezzy as a managing director in its corporate advisory business.
It comes as the company looks to grow in the mid-market and emerging companies area in 2015.
Ezzy's role will include advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and establishing the corporate strategy.
He will work with the head of the corporate advisory team Ben Smith.
Ezzy was previously a senior adviser at boutique firm Aquasia. He has also been a managing director and head of financial institutions at Credit Suisse and ABN Amro Australia.
He has previously been involved with transactions including Dick Smith's initial public offering, the Commonwealth Bank acquisition of Bankwest and the merger of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.