John Startin is a senior managing director in Evercore’s strategic advisory business, focused on the firm’s global metals, materials & mining franchise.
Mr. Startin was most recently a managing director, head of metals and mining in the Americas, and a member of the M&A group at Goldman Sachs.
During his career, Mr. Startin has covered base, bulk and precious miners and industrial metals processors. He advised Novelis on its acquisition of Aleris; Noble on its acquisition of Jamalco; Murray Energy on its acquisition of selected assets from CONSOL Energy; Colombia Natural Resources on its sale to Murray Energy; Foresight Energy on its out-of-court restructuring; Arconic on its defense against Elliott; and Commercial Metals on its defense against Carl Icahn. In addition, Mr. Startin has led the financing of over $15 billion of coal debt securities and loans, including the refinancing of Peabody Energy on its emergence from Chapter 11, and numerous initial public and secondary offerings of equity, including Constellium’s dual-listed IPO and Coronado’s ASX IPO.
Mr. Startin read philosophy, politics and economics at The Queen’s College, Oxford, and was awarded a B.A. and an M.A. by the University of Oxford. He earned his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.