Evercore names Stokes as senior MD for tech banking group

Evercore has hired Tom Stokes as a senior managing director for its technology banking group. Previously, Stokes worked at Goldman Sachs where he served as a managing director in its investment banking division.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 – Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Tom Stokes has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its Technology Banking Group. Mr. Stokes is based in New York and will focus on advising clients across the technology sector.

Mr. Stokes was most recently a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. With over 16 years of experience and over 13 years at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Stokes has extensive experience advising companies across the technology industry. In particular, he has advised on a number of the most notable recent transactions across the semiconductor, electronics and industrial tech subsectors.

Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman, said, “We are extremely pleased to have a banker of Tom’s quality and experience join Evercore to help us continue to expand our capabilities in the technology industry, which is one of the largest and most active for investment banking services.” Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said,

“We are committed to delivering the highest quality advice and transaction execution in this industry. Tom’s extensive experience, broad network of relationships across multiple technology sectors, and his reputation for integrity and providing sound, objective advice to some of the most notable companies in his sector, make him an excellent addition to our team.”

Mr. Stokes said, “I am excited about joining Evercore and building on the Technology team’s strong momentum. Evercore’s client focus and independence coupled with its leading advisory capabilities and a rapidly expanding capital markets franchise provide a great platform to serve clients’ most strategic needs. Evercore has made a tremendous commitment to continuing to build its leading technology banking business, and I look forward to being a part of that effort.”

Mr. Stokes received his BA, MA and MEng degrees in Engineering from Cambridge University and received his MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management.

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 28 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.