Amy Lissauer is a Managing Director of Evercore's corporate advisory business and specializes in activist and raid defense, proxy solicitations, investor relations and corporate governance matters.
Ms. Lissauer has advised over 100 companies facing activism or strategic raids. Since joining Evercore her experience includes, among others, Whole Foods in its activism defense of JANA Partners and sale to Amazon, Cognizant in its activism defense of Elliott, Fred's in its activism defense of Alden Capital, United Continental in its activism defense of Altimeter and PAR Capital, Medivation on its unsolicited offer from Sanofi and sale to Pfizer, Perrigo in its activism defense of Starboard and Yahoo in its activism defense of Starboard.
Prior to joining Evercore in 2015, Ms. Lissauer was COO of Executive Finance at Bridgewater Associates (Dalio Family Office). Before Bridgewater Associates, she was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs' M&A Group and an Associate in Goldman Sachs' Global Investment Research Department.
Ms. Lissauer has a B.S. from Cornell University. She has published articles and speaks frequently on mergers and acquisitions, hostile activity and board / shareholder interaction.