NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Steven C. Todrys has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Advisor with a focus on transactional tax and structuring solutions. He will be based in Evercore’s office in New York.
Mr. Todrys was most recently a partner at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he had served as the head of the firm’s tax practice. There, he provided tax advice on many significant and complex transactions, including the sale by Vodafone of its indirect interest in Verizon Wireless, the split-off of Mosaic from Cargill, the acquisition by Mars of Wrigley, the sale of Wyeth to Pfizer, and numerous buyout transactions by KKR, Hellman & Friedman and Silver Lake. Mr. Todrys is a past chair of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. He holds a JD from the University of Chicago Law School and a BA from the University of Rochester.
Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are delighted to welcome Steve to Evercore where his experience and expertise will help us to provide the most sophisticated transaction structuring advice to our clients across all of the industry groups we serve.”
Steven Todrys said, “I am looking forward to using the experience I have developed in my 35 years as a tax lawyer to help Evercore’s clients achieve their business objectives. Evercore’s client focus and philosophy coupled with its leading advisory capabilities provide a great platform to serve the clients’ strategic needs.”
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 28 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.