New York-based investment bank Evercore Partners has hired Tom Stokes as a new 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. Before joining Evercore, Mr. Stokes was a Managing Director in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs for 13 years. He has been particularly active in the semiconductor, electronics and industrial tech subsectors.
“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,” said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Evercore Partners provides advisory services to multinational corporations on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and other strategic corporate transactions. Evercore also has an investment business through which it manages private equity and venture capital funds for institutional investors. Evercore has 28 offices in North America, Europe, South America and Asia and is headquartered in New York (www.evercore.com).
“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,” said Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman.
Mr. Stokes received his BA, MA and MEng degrees in Engineering from Cambridge University and received his MBA degree from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
“I am excited about joining Evercore and building on the technology team’s strong momentum. Evercore’s client focus, advisory capabilities and 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,” said Mr. Stokes.
2015 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 5-26-15