Donald Monson to Join Evercore as a Senior Managing Director in Its Technology Group

  Donald Monson to Join Evercore as a Senior Managing Director in Its
  Technology Group

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- June 12, 2014

Evercore (NYSE:EVR) announced today that Donald Monson has agreed to join the
Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its
Technology Group. Mr. Monson will be based in Evercore’s office in Menlo Park,
California and will focus on advising companies in the Internet and Digital
Media sector.

Mr. Monson, who will join Evercore in September, was most recently a Managing
Director and Head of International Internet and Digital Media Investment
Banking at J.P. Morgan based in San Francisco. Prior to that, he was Head of
Media Investment Banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa based in
London where he spent 10 years in J.P. Morgan’s TMT Investment Banking team.
Mr. Monson has extensive experience advising global Internet and media
companies and private equity firms on mergers & acquisitions including Hellman
& Friedman on its acquisition of Scout Group, Apax Partners on its acquisition
of Trader Media, Naver Corp on its spin-off of NHN Entertainment as well as
capital market transactions for Naspers, Baidu, Cheetah Mobile, Ctrip and
Mail.ru. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Monson worked at Siemens Venture Capital in
Germany and Silicon Valley investing in technology companies.

Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman, said, “Evercore is steadily
building a large, world class technology banking practice. The addition of
Donald Monson to the Firm underscores this. He joins an already strong team in
Menlo Park, California and throughout the world. Donald headed the
International Internet and Digital Media Practice at JP Morgan and, at
Evercore, he will be advising companies in this rapidly growing sector. We are
extraordinarily pleased that he has joined us.” Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s
CEO, said, “Donald has extensive international experience, including Europe,
Asia and Latin America, which will contribute significantly to our ongoing
globalization of the Firm. Donald will be the sixth partner in our technology
practice and our third, including Stu Francis who arrives in August, to join
our team in Menlo Park.”

Donald Monson said, “Evercore has built a world-class strategic and capital
markets advisory business on the strength of its high quality, independent
advice. I look forward to joining a firm with fantastic momentum in the market
and a firm-wide commitment to create a leading technology advisory franchise.”
Mr. Monson holds a B.A. in Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania and
an M.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 21 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.

Contact:

Investors:
Evercore
Robert B. Walsh, 212-857-3100
Chief Financial Officer
or
Business:
Evercore
Timothy LaLonde, 212-857-3131
Chief Operating Officer, Investment Banking
or
Media:
The Abernathy MacGregor Group, for Evercore
Dana Gorman, 212-371-5999
 
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