Nigel Dawn is the global head of Evercore’s Private Capital Advisory group, a senior managing director and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
With a team based in the United States, Europe and Singapore, Mr. Dawn is responsible for originating, developing and managing secondary market transactions for owners and managers of private financial assets seeking liquidity in the secondary market. Mr. Dawn has represented public pensions, university endowments, financial institutions, public quoted investment vehicles and other owners of private financial assets.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Dawn was the global co-head of the private funds group at UBS Investment Bank, where he was responsible for founding and leading the secondary market advisory business globally, and before that, for the bank’s investments in private equity funds. Earlier in his career, he worked in international commercial banking with Standard Chartered Bank and as a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in New York.
Mr. Dawn graduated with honours from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne with a B.A. in politics and East Asian studies, and earned his MBA from the Columbia Business School.