Macquarie Capital hired Tom Amster as a senior managing director and head of U.S. financial sponsors.
Amster earlier was Morgan Stanley's head of San Francisco investment banking and West Coast financial sponsors.
In addition, Macquarie Capital named Hershel Gerson as a managing director in its consumer, gaming and leisure franchise, with a core focus on the consumer and retail sectors. Gerson most recently was a managing director and West Coast team leader at BNP Paribas SA.
Both Amster and Gerson will be based in the company's Los Angeles office.