Evercore (NYSE:EVR) announced today that Matthew McAskin has joined the Firm's Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its Healthcare Group. Mr. McAskin is based in New York and will focus on advising clients in the healthcare services sector. Mr. McAskin was most recently a Managing Director and co-head of Healthcare Services Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. With over 17 years of banking experience at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, Mr. McAskin has extensive experience advising a broad array of healthcare services companies and private equity firms, and he has advised on a number of the most recent notable transactions in the hospital, managed care, HCIT, physician services and outsourced medical services subsectors. Roger Altman, Evercore’s Executive Chairman, said, “We are extraordinarily pleased to have a banker of Matthew’s quality and experience join Evercore to help us build-out our capabilities in healthcare services, an active and important sector within the healthcare industry.” Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Healthcare represents one of the largest and most active industries for investment banking services. With Matthew joining our existing senior team of Francois Maisonrouge, John Honts, and Sean Murphy, which has advised on a number of the most important healthcare transactions in recent years, we are able to provide extremely high quality coverage across all key sectors of the healthcare industry.” “Evercore’s reputation for quality, independence and providing differentiated advice is well known in the marketplace,” said Mr. McAskin. “In addition, Evercore has made a tremendous commitment to building a leading healthcare advisory business, and I look forward to being a part of that effort.” Mr. McAskin received his BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and received MBA degrees from Columbia Business School and London Business School. About Evercore 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.