Evercore’s Takeda switch shows growing pains of independents

As independent advisers take centre stage on the biggest deals, they will attract greater scrutiny, and their big selling point — freedom from conflicts — could be diminished, writes David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 16 May 2018
Big investment banks have had few opportunities to claim the moral high ground over the burgeoning independent sector, so it was easy to see why rivals were quick to cry foul when Evercore Partners appeared to have got into a muddle over its numerous roles on a recent ...

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