Evercore Partners said it hired Jed Sherwindt from Citigroup as senior managing director in its advisory business. He will advise technology companies and be based in Evercore's San Francisco office.
Sherwindt joins the boutique investment bank from Citigroup where he was a managing director and head of the global software investment banking group. At Citigroup, he worked on several major technology transactions, including PeopleSoft in its sale to Oracle and IBM's acquisition of FileNet.
Evercore has gradually expanded its sector-based advising capabilities, including aerospace and defense, chemicals, consumer, healthcare, oil and gas and restructuring services. Evercore's work in technology, media and telecom includes advising EDS in its sale to Hewlett-Packard and Time Warner Cable in its separation from Time Warner.
Sherwindt is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.