SINGAPORE, 20 January 2020 – Evercore awarded best adviser In Singapore, It’s the leading global independent investment banking advisory firm. The Asset magazine at its 2019 Triple A Country Awards ceremony in Hong Kong on January 16, 2020 once again awarded Evercore as the Best M&A Adviser in Singapore.
The annual awards, now in their 21st year, are Asia’s preeminent recognition for best-in-class institutions operating within the region. Evercore has received this award four of the past five years since 2015, the first full year that Evercore obtained its Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Since its establishment, Evercore has advised on some of the largest, most complex and transformational transactions in Singapore, one of the world’s largest financial centers.
Ralph Schlosstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of Evercore, said, “This recognition is a strong testament to the continued success of our Singapore franchise. Since its official launch in 2015, the team has executed a broad array of M&A advisory, capital advisory and capital raising assignments, underpinned by the strength of the Singapore talent base.”
Evercore provides conflict-free, expert advice to clients regarding the execution of key strategic initiatives including cross-border transactions and the deployment of strategic capital.
The Firm’s Singapore office was established in late 2013 with the appointment of Mr. Keith Magnus as Chief Executive Officer of Evercore Singapore covering the region, and a Senior Managing Director of Evercore. Evercore obtained its Capital Markets Services license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore in mid-2014 and the office was officially launched in March 2015.
Underscoring the importance of the Singapore office, Mr. Magnus was appointed as co-Chairman of Evercore’s Asian business in March 2017. In recognition of his leadership and contributions to the broader Evercore franchise, Mr. Magnus was appointed a member of the Firm’s Global Management Committee in October 2019.