Evercore Partners Inc. announced on Monday that Paul Deninger has agreed to join its investment banking business as a senior managing director.

Deninger, who will work out of Boston and San Francisco, will focus on advising companies in technology and clean technology and will work closely with Evercore's Technology team, including senior directors Michael Price, Naveen Nataraj, Brian Roberts and Jed Sherwindt.

Deninger was most recently a vice chairman at Jefferies and previously was chairman and CEO of Broadview International, a technology investment banking boutique firm. With more than 23 years of experience working with technology companies, Deninger has advised on more than 125 M&A transactions, including transactions involving IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe, BMC Software, Nuance and CA, among other companies, and numerous initial public offerings, including QlikTech in July.

Deninger, 52, received his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of science from Boston College.