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Press release from Business Wire

Tim Carlson to Join Evercore Partners as a Senior Managing Director in its Oil and Gas Group

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Tim Carlson to Join Evercore Partners as a Senior Managing Director in its Oil and Gas Group16:05 EDT Tuesday, September 06, 2011 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Tim Carlson has agreed to join the firm's Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director in its Houston office and will focus on advising companies in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Carlson was most recently a Managing Director in J.P. Morgan's Global Natural Resources Group. With over 14 years of experience at J.P. Morgan and Petrie Parkman & Co. primarily working with exploration and production companies, Mr. Carlson has advised on numerous M&A transactions for many of the leading companies in the sector. “We are extremely pleased that Tim is joining Evercore and strengthening our oil and gas team in Houston, where he will advise large and mid-cap exploration and production companies on strategic matters,” said Roger Altman, Evercore's Chairman. “This is another important step in our build-out of a world-class oil and gas group. In 2011, we have added four Senior Managing Directors to this extraordinary team and now have truly global capabilities.” “Evercore is a world-class independent advisory firm with an impressive track record,” said Mr. Carlson. “In addition, Evercore has made a tremendous commitment to building a leading oil and gas practice and I look forward to being a part of that effort.” Mr. Carlson, 37, has a B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University, where he was captain of the golf team and an Academic All-American. About Evercore Partners Evercore Partners 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, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., 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 Investors:Evercore PartnersRobert B. Walsh, 212-857-3100Chief Financial Officer,orMedia:The Abernathy MacGregor Group, for Evercore PartnersKenny Juarez, 212-371-5999