NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Philip Kassin has joined the firm’s Advisory business as a Senior Managing Director effective immediately. Mr. Kassin, who is based in New York, will focus on advising companies in the Chemicals and Energy sectors.
Mr. Kassin has been an active advisor and investor in these sectors for nearly 30 years. Most recently he was Executive Vice President, Head of M&A and Financing for Access Industries, a privately held industrial holding company focused on oil, gas, chemicals, metals, real estate and media/telecom. At Access Industries, he originated, directed and managed over $30 billion in acquisitions.
“We are pleased that Phil is joining the Evercore team, as his extensive experience, relationships and knowledge in the Chemicals and Energy sectors will strengthen our existing efforts in those areas,” said Eduardo Mestre, Evercore Partners Vice Chairman.
“Joining Evercore as it continues to experience strong growth in its advisory business, and helping the Firm to expand its coverage of the Chemicals and Energy sectors is an exciting step in my career,” said Mr. Kassin. “I am looking forward to becoming a member of the Evercore team with its deep culture and its tradition of providing clients with top quality and independent advice.”
Mr. Kassin (52) has a B.A. in Policy Studies from Syracuse University and an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Syracuse.
About Evercore Partners
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking 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 proprietary conflicts; 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, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., London, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico. More information about Evercore can be found on the Company’s Web site at www.evercore.com.