Evercore Partners Inc., the investment bank founded by former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman, hired UBS AG’s Nigel Dawn and Nicolas Lanel to lead a new private capital advisory business.

Dawn, 48, who will oversee the unit globally, was previously a managing director and global co-head of the private funds group at UBS, New York-based Evercore said today in a statement. Lanel, 44, who will lead the European operation, was a managing director and global co-head of secondary markets advisory at the Zurich-based bank, according to the statement.

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