Keith Magnus is chairman of Evercore’s Asia business, a senior managing director and a member of the firm’s management committee. At Evercore, he has originated and advised across more than 60 completed deals worth over S$270 billion of deal value.
Since Mr. Magnus established Evercore’s Singapore office in 2013 as its CEO, the firm has been awarded the title of “Best M&A Adviser” in Singapore six times at the Asset Triple A Awards. By 2021, Evercore was also named “Best M&A Adviser in Asia” and by 2023 had received over 16 awards from industry publications.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Magnus was the chairman and head of UBS Investment Bank in Singapore and Malaysia, served as managing director and head of Singapore and Malaysia investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and was the country head of investment banking at Deutsche Bank.
Mr. Magnus is chairman of Kallang Alive Holding Co. and Kallang Alive Sports Management, established by the government of Singapore to hold and manage assets in the Kallang Alive precinct including the Singapore Sports Hub. He is deputy chairman of Sport Singapore, co-chairman of the Sport Cares Advisory Board, board member of Tech For Good Institute, chairman of the Centre for Fathering, and a member of the Families for Life council and Anglo-Chinese School Foundation.
Mr. Magnus earned double degrees in laws and economics from Monash University in Melbourne.