Fernando Soriano to Join Evercore as Senior Managing Director to Lead Cross-Border Advisory Services in Latin America

  Fernando Soriano to Join Evercore as Senior Managing Director to Lead
  Cross-Border Advisory Services in Latin America

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 23, 2013

Evercore (NYSE:EVR) announced today that Fernando Soriano will join its
Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director to lead the firm’s
cross-border advisory services in Latin America. Mr. Soriano, who is based in
New York, will work closely with Evercore’s industry, product and geographic
teams, and with the more than fifty bankers currently working in Mexico and

Mr. Soriano was most recently a Managing Director and head of Corporate
Finance Mexico at BNP Paribas and head of Latin America and Spain Investment
Banking at Hill Street Capital LLC. With over 18 years of investment banking
experience at firms including Salomon Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers, Mr.
Soriano has extensive experience advising a broad array of companies and funds
in M&A, debt restructuring and capital raising in Latin American transactions.

Pedro Aspe, Evercore’s Co-Chairman and Head of Mexico, said, “We are extremely
pleased that Fernando is joining Evercore. We have great momentum in our Latin
American business and Fernando will play an important role in helping us to
extend that momentum, particularly in our cross-border activity.” Corrado
Varoli, Chief Executive Officer of G5 Evercore in Brazil, said, “We are
delighted to have Fernando join Evercore. We continue to see Latin America as
a region of great interest to our global clients and we look forward to adding
to our already significant advisory capabilities.”

Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said,
“Cross-border activity, both among Latin American countries and between them
and the rest of the world, represents a strategic growth opportunity for
Evercore. Fernando will augment our high quality coverage across all key
sectors of this fast-growing region.”

“I look forward to joining Evercore’s highly regarded team of professionals
and to being part of Evercore’s global growth, particularly in the Latin
American region,” said Mr. Soriano.

Mr. Soriano received his B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad
Panamericana in Mexico City and his MBA degree from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology’s Sloan 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 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 its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles,
Menlo Park, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Toronto, London,
Aberdeen, Scotland, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico, Hong Kong and Rio de
Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil. More information about Evercore can be found on
the Company’s website at www.evercore.com.


Robert B. Walsh, 212-857-3100
Chief Financial Officer
Tim LaLonde, 212-857-3131
Chief Operating Officer
The Abernathy MacGregor Group, for Evercore
Dana Gorman, 212-371-5999
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