Kristen Grippi

Head of Equity Capital Markets | New York
Global Advisory | Capital Markets Advisory | Equity Capital Markets

Kristy Grippi is a senior managing director and head of Equity Capital Markets at Evercore. The ECM group is responsible for sourcing, structuring, and marketing initial public offerings, private placements, follow-ons and convertible offerings for clients across all industry sectors. ECM also advises on the market impact of strategic assignments such as M&A, PIPE capital raises, spinoffs, divestitures and corporate restructurings.

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Ms. Grippi joined Evercore in 2021 from Goldman Sachs, where she was head of the industrials ECM group and equity syndicate. Previously, she worked with companies in the financial institutions and financial technology sectors for nearly 10 years.

Ms. Grippi has advised on 500+ bookrun transactions, including some of the world’s largest IPOs (Bank of China, Bovespa, Global Foundries, Parsons, Visa) and follow-ons (multiple offerings for AIG, American Airlines, ARAMARK, Carnival, Fiat-Chrysler/Stellantis, Gates Industrial, MetLife, Taylor Morrison Home, Vontier, Wabtec). She has helped structure such unique offerings as the formation of the retrocessional insurance writer Blue Ocean, the IPO for the first Alternative Asset manager (KKR PEI),and the first quad-tranche offering for Norwegian Cruise Lines in 2020.

She graduated cum laude with a B.A. in mathematics from Williams College.