SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): August 29, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
55 East 52nd Street
New York, New York 10055
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Evercore Partners Inc.
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 5.03||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On August 29, 2017, Evercore Partners Inc. (the Company) amended its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to change its name to Evercore Inc. Also on August 29, 2017, the Company amended its Amended and Restated By-Laws to reflect the name change. Copies of the certificate of amendment and the Amended and Restated By-laws are attached hereto as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2, respectively. The Companys Class A common stock continues to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EVR.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Evercore Partners Inc., as filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on August 29, 2017.|
|3.2||Amended and Restated By-Laws.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
|Name: Adam B. Frankel|
|Title: General Counsel|
Dated: September 1, 2017