Jason Sobol is co-head of Investment Banking, U.S., a senior managing director in Evercore’s strategic advisory business and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
He focuses on advising companies in the information, software, media and marketing sectors.
His notable sell-side transactions include advising Green Street on its sale to TA Associates, Reorg on its sale to Permira, CoreLogic on its sale to Stone Point and Insight Partners, Neustar on its sale to TransUnion, Appriss Insights on its sale to Equifax, Real Capital Analytics on its sale to MSCI, J.D. Power on its sale to Thoma Bravo, and IRI on its merger with NPD. Select buy-side transactions include advising IXL Learning on its acquisition of Teachers Pay Teachers, Red Ventures on its acquisition of CNET, Clarivate on its acquisition of CPA Global, and Advance Communications on its acquisition of Turnitin.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Sobol was vice president of acquisitions for the Davis Companies. He was also a principal of the Davis family’s venture fund, Stone Canyon Venture Partners. Earlier in his career, he was senior director of business development for LAUNCH.com, which was acquired by Yahoo!, and before that, a member of the M&A group of Goldman Sachs & Co.
He earned a B.A. with honors in economics from Harvard University.