Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Scott Kamran has agreed to
join the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing
Director in its Technology Group. Mr. Kamran will be based in Evercore’s
office in the Bay Area and will focus on advising companies in the
software sector, as well as in the broader technology industry.
Mr. Kamran was most recently a Managing Director and Co-head of Global
Software Investment Banking at BofA Merrill Lynch. With over 17 years of
experience at BofA Merrill Lynch, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers, Mr.
Kamran has extensive experience advising a broad array of software
companies and private equity firms, including advising Teradata on its
acquisition of Aprimo, Websense on its sale to Vista Equity Partners,
Blackbaud on its acquisition of Convio, and a consortium led by Apax
Partners on their acquisition of Paradigm.
“We are extremely pleased that Scott will be joining Evercore.” said
Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman. “This is another important
step in our build-out of a world-class technology effort, which has
advised on some of the largest technology transactions this year
including Dell, Inc. in its potential sale to Michael Dell and
SilverLake, Arris in its acquisition of Motorola Home from Google,
Tekelec in its sale to Oracle, and has represented some of the largest
global technology companies including Samsung, Accenture, Ericsson,
Intel, Nokia, Nuance, and many others. Scott’s hiring is a demonstration
of our commitment to the technology sector generally and to growing our
presence in Silicon Valley.”
Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s CEO, said, “Technology is one of the most
active and strategically important sectors globally. Scott will bring a
broad network of relationships, extensive transaction experience and a
strong reputation for both the objectiveness of his advice and his
integrity. The decision to hire Scott is consistent with our ongoing
efforts to provide our technology clients with the highest quality
advice on matters of significant strategic importance to them.”
Mr. Kamran has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University and a B.S. in Finance and Economics from George
Washington University. Mr. Kamran also served in the United States Navy.
About Evercore Partners
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, Minneapolis, Houston, Los Angeles,
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.