NEW YORK—Financial Dynamics has launched a new property practice and appointed Evan Smith as senior vice president and head of the group.
Earlier this year, FD advised The Rouse Co. in the Company’s sale to General Growth Properties for $12.6 billion, the largest commercial property deal in US history.
Prior to joining FD, Smith held senior positions at KCSA Worldwide and Weber Shandwick Worldwide. Earlier in his career, he founded CPR Financial Communications and was a financial analyst and portfolio manager for Fred Alger Management and Gintel Equity Management, specializing in REITS, financial services and special situations.
“Evan’s appointment enables us to enhance the services we provide to clients throughout the US going into 2005,” said Declan Kelly, president and CEO of Financial Dynamics U.S. “His Wall Street and business communications experience provide a strong growth platform for FD’s U.S. property practice, enabling us to provide clients with a complete range of business communications services throughout the property sector.”