Evercore (NYSE: EVR) announced today that Finula Cilliers has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Managing Director in the Debt Advisory Group in London. She will be responsible for leading Evercore’s specialist derivatives and hedging advisory capability, further enhancing the range of services that Evercore provides to existing and new clients and strengthening Evercore’s market-leading Restructuring and Debt Advisory Group which has over 45 professionals in New York and London.
Mrs. Cilliers was most recently a Director at Rothschild in London and head of its derivatives and hedging advisory team which she founded fifteen years ago. She has more than 25 years’ experience providing advice to clients regarding derivatives structuring, risk management and structured finance. During her career she has focused on hedging and derivatives advisory work for major corporations, financial institutions, creditor groups, governments and government entities on a global basis. Mrs. Cilliers has a BSc Hons in Applied Mathematics from the University of St. Andrews.
Andrew Sibbald, Chief Executive of European Investment Banking at Evercore, commented, “Since its formation less than a year ago, our Debt Advisory Group in London has quickly established itself as a distinctive and high quality adviser to a broad range of borrowers across sectors and the credit spectrum. Finula has a wealth of experience in advising clients in relation to their derivatives and hedging strategies, which we believe is a critical service not just for our debt advisory business but more broadly throughout our M&A and capital markets activities.”
“Finula is a highly talented professional, a leading adviser in the derivatives market and a great addition to our team. We are delighted that she is joining Evercore,” said Swag Ganguly, Head of Evercore’s European Debt Advisory Group.