David M. Evatz is Head of the Plastics Industry Practice within the Investment Banking Group at Stout. Mr. Evatz has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience having executed numerous M&A and corporate finance transactions, including buy and sell side assignments, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, fairness opinions, and the private placement of senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity securities. Within the plastics industry, Mr. Evatz has worked with companies serving the medical, packaging, industrial, and automotive markets and for companies with various manufacturing and plastic processing capabilities.
Prior to joining Stout, Mr. Evatz was a Vice President in the mergers and acquisitions group at Salomon Smith Barney. In this role, he participated in a wide variety of merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions across numerous industries, including chemicals, automotive, packaging, general industrials, consumer, retail, and healthcare. Preceding his experience at Salomon Smith Barney, Mr. Evatz spent time at Lehman Brothers and CIBC Wood Gundy.