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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 19, 2022-- Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Jason Fournier has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its Equity Capital Markets (ECM) practice. He is based in Menlo Park, CA and will lead and expand Evercore's Consumer & Retail ECM business.

Mr. Fournier joins from JPMorgan, where he previously led the Consumer & Retail ECM practice, and served in senior roles in Technology ECM, Equity Private Placements and Technology & Disruptive Consumer Commercial Banking. Over his twenty-year career, he has focused on structuring and marketing IPOs, follow-ons, convertibles and private placements, working with emerging high-growth companies as well as well-established incumbents.

John S. Weinberg, Evercore’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Jason's experience, strong reputation in the market and commitment to clients make him an excellent fit for our team. We are thrilled that he has agreed to join Evercore.”

Mr. Fournier added, "Evercore’s ECM business has had substantial growth over the past several years and I am excited to join the team to help lead the next phase of development. The Firm’s unwavering focus on providing high-quality, independent advice and execution is exactly what is required in this rapidly changing environment."

Mr. Fournier holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering with distinction from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA (magna cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

About Evercore

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 the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.evercore.com.

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