Senior Managing Director
Mark Friedman is a Senior Managing Director of the firm and heads up the firm's global shipping practice and is co-head of the firm's U.S. transportation practice. Previously he was the US Head of Transportation and Infrastructure and Global Head of Shipping at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to his employment at Merrill Lynch which began in 2005, Mark was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for eleven years.
Since joining Evercore in 2009, under Mark's leadership, Evercore has been active as restructuring advisor, merger advisor and underwriter. In the restructuring space, Evercore advised each of Danaos Corporation, Torm and Trico Marine on each of their comprehensive restructurings and advised RBS on its outstanding loan exposure to TBS International. Evercore also advised Overseas Shipholding Group on restructuring its commercial agreements with Aker Shipyards.
Mr. Friedman began his career as an Attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He holds a J.D. with Honors from the New York University, and a B.S. in Economics with Highest Honors from Rutgers University.