Evan Damast, a Managing Director in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley is the Global Head of Equity and Fixed Income Syndicate. In his role, Damast advises companies on raising equity and debt capital and works closely with the firm’s Equity, Investment Grade, and Leveraged Finance syndicate desks, issuers and fund managers. His previous roles at Morgan Stanley include Global Head of Equity Syndicate and Head of Natural Resources Equity Capital Markets. Throughout the past 20 years, Damast has worked on some of the firm’s most significant transactions, including the initial public offerings for Google in 2004, Alibaba in 2014 and, more recently, Spotify’s direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Damast is a founding Board Member at The Yellow Brick Road Project an organization focused on curing rare genetic neuro-developmental diseases, and is a member of the Advisory Board at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Damast earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.