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David Cahoy

  • Managing Director
  • Investment Banking
  • Strategic Advisory
  • New York

David Cahoy is a managing director of the firm’s strategic advisory practice and focuses on shareholder activism and raid defense.

Select transactions at Evercore include advising Aerojet Rocketdyne on its defense against Steel Partners, CoreLogic on its hostile defense and eventual sale to Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners, GrubHub on its sale to JustEat Takeaway, Bristol-Myers Squibb on its contested acquisition of Celgene, Qualcomm on its defense against an unsolicited approach from Broadcom, and Whole Foods on its sale to Amazon and defense against activist JANA Partners.

Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Cahoy was a vice president in J.P. Morgan’s diversified industries group. Notable deals there included advising Lockheed Martin on the merger of its government services business with Leidos via RMT and Ingersoll Rand’s spinoff of Allegion.

Mr. Cahoy earned a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA with honors from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He is a chartered financial analyst.