NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that John Scuorzo has joined the Firm's Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its Capital Markets Advisory practice. He will be based in New York and Menlo Park and will focus on advising clients in the technology sector.
Mr. Scuorzo has been a trusted advisor to technology companies for nearly 20 years, most recently as Managing Director with Citi, where he ran its Technology Equity Capital Markets business. Mr. Scuorzo has been at the forefront of the evolution of capital formation for most of his career and is recognized as one of the most experienced and innovative capital markets professionals in the Technology sector. Mr. Scuorzo has advised hundreds of leading companies across the globe, including Alibaba, Broadcom, CoStar, Despegar, Dynatrace, Facebook, Fastly, Globant, GoDaddy, GoPro, Grubhub, Guidewire, Microsoft, Ping Identity, Paypal, Palo Alto Networks, Pinterest, Presidio, Sailpoint, Slack, The Trade Desk, Uber, Upwork, Roku, VMware, Wayfair, and Zillow.
Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and CEO, said, “Evercore has built a world-class Equity Capital Markets underwriting and advisory business, including serving as an active bookrunner on the two largest common equity offerings of 2020: Danaher’s $3.3 billion equity offering and PNC’s $14.4 billion sale of its common shares of Blackrock. The addition of John to our team will enable us to continue to strengthen and to build on this success and to enhance dramatically our capabilities in the strategically important technology sector. John’s commitment to providing trusted independent advice to clients and to working with the owners and managements of rapidly growing technology companies will significantly enhance our ability to serve clients in this incredibly important sector.”
John S. Weinberg, Evercore’s Executive Chairman, said, “We are pleased that John has decided to join the Evercore team. John has built a strong reputation as a leading Capital Markets advisor to technology companies. His reputation for excellence and integrity will fit perfectly with our commitment to providing clients with the full suite of insightful and objective advice.”
John Scuorzo commented, “Evercore’s focus on providing high quality, independent and unbiased advice is highly valued by clients. The Firm’s leading advisory, underwriting, distribution, trading and research capabilities are an excellent fit for the needs of the clients I cover. I am excited to join the Evercore team and to help the Firm enhance its already well-established Technology and Equity Capital Markets practices.”
Mr. Scuorzo has a B.S. from Georgetown University.
Evercore (NYSE: EVR) is a premier global independent investment banking advisory firm. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve superior results through trusted independent and innovative advice on matters of strategic significance to boards of directors, management teams and shareholders, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic shareholder advisory, restructurings, and capital structure. Evercore also assists clients in raising public and private capital and delivers equity research and equity sales and agency trading execution, in addition to providing wealth and investment management services to high net worth and institutional investors. Founded in 1995, the Firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices and affiliate offices in major financial centers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.evercore.com.