8 December, Washington: DC Advisory, an international investment bank committed to making a difference, today announces Ellis Chaplin as Managing Director in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services team, based in Washington, DC.

Chaplin joins the firm from Raymond James, where he worked in the Defense and Government Services team. Chaplin has significant experience across domestic and international transactions, including the announced sale of Bohemia Interactive Simulations, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, to BAE Systems, the acquisition of Tracepoint by Booz Allen Hamilton, and the acquisition of METIS Solutions, a Blue Delta Capital Partners portfolio company, by PAE.

Scott Wieler, CEO of DC Advisory US, said: “We are delighted to welcome Ellis to the firm - he brings incremental defense and cybersecurity acumen to our franchise. Ellis’ relationships and credentials are deep and complement our continued mission to make a difference for our clients in the US and around the world. Welcome, Ellis!”

Ellis Chaplin, Managing Director at DC Advisory US, commented: ‘DC Advisory’s growth and global platform offers an exciting opportunity to deliver investment banking expertise to leading companies in the market. I’m thrilled to join this team of experts at a time when technology, from data analytics to space to cybersecurity, is radically transforming the landscape and driving record-breaking deal volume.’

This announcement marks the sixth senior hire in DC Advisory’s US business in the past 18 months, including Darren Gange, Todd Wilson, John Lanza, Tom Krasnewich and Ajay Bijoor.