Evercore names new senior advisor

Evercore said Wednesday that it has hired Denis A. Bovin as a senior advisor with a focus on the global technology and aerospace/defense sectors. Recently, Bovin served as chairman and CEO of Palimere Group.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Denis A. Bovin has joined the Firm as a Senior Advisor with a focus on the Global Technology and Aerospace/Defense industry sectors.

During his career, Mr. Bovin has advised numerous prominent management teams, boards of directors and senior leaders in the U.S. Government on some of the most significant financial and strategic transactions in the government and commercial technology sectors. He is particularly well known and respected for helping clients identify and capitalize on long-term trends impacting these firms and their industries.

Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman, said, “Denis Bovin is one of the most highly regarded senior bankers in the global technology and aerospace defense sectors. His professionalism, knowledge and experience, coupled with his personal character and integrity have proven invaluable to a wide range of clients and we are delighted that he will be joining Evercore.”

Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s Chief Executive Officer said, “Denis’ experience and accomplishments in providing senior level advice to leading technology and aerospace defense companies on some of their most important and complex financial and strategic issues is well known and well respected and he will be a valuable addition to our advisory business and a key resource for our clients.”

Denis Bovin commented, “Given the increasingly complex and competitive global operating environment, it is important that clients have advisors with significant experience and proven track records in providing the highest quality actionable advice. Evercore has built a world class platform to deliver this advice, which is based on rigorous analysis, clarity of thought and the highest ethical standards. I am excited to be joining the Firm and look forward to contributing to its continued growth and broadening and deepening its client relationships.”

About Denis A. Bovin
Mr. Bovin has significant experience in advising, initiating and implementing strategic and financial transactions for domestic and international companies and government agencies. Most recently, he was Chairman and CEO of Palimere Group and previously was Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Stone Key Group. Prior to Stone Key, Mr. Bovin was Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Senior Managing Director and Chairman of the Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Before Bear Stearns, Mr. Bovin was a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers Inc. During that period, Mr. Bovin was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the country’s twelve most outstanding investment bankers under age 40.

Mr. Bovin has the distinction of being awarded both the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service. Defense Daily has named Mr. Bovin one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Defense, Aerospace and National Security. He received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About Evercore
Evercore is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions and also provides institutional investors with high quality equity research, sales and trading execution that is free of the conflicts created by proprietary activities. Evercore’s Investment Management business comprises wealth management, institutional asset management and private equity investing. Evercore serves a diverse set of clients around the world from 20 offices in North America, Europe, South America and Asia.

More information about Evercore can be found on the Company’s website at www.evercore.com.