capital markets insights + financial relationships = meaningful results
Capital Markets Expertise

Investor Relations

C-Suite Consulting

Transaction + Communications


Wall Street insight + senior level counseling

What We Do

Investor Relations + Integrated Communications

EVC Group LLC is a strategic financial and corporate communications firm providing clients with unparalleled capital markets insight, access to long standing Wall Street relationships and senior-level counsel generating meaningful results for clients.

EVC Group offers insight-based custom programs to meet the individual needs of its clients, from getting on the map to staying on the map to going IPO.


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trusted advisors + strategic communications

Investor Relations

Insight-based strategic communications and market relations influence

Established in 2002, EVC Group serves a diversified portfolio of life sciences, technology and business sectors. With a deep bench of senior-level staff and wide range of networks, the firm prides itself on being able to continuously provide top-level experience, knowledge and counsel—all the ingredients needed to be a trusted advisor for its clients.

Strategic Capital Markets Counsel

Message Development & Positioning

Buy Side & Sell Side Targeting, Marketing

Shareholder Communications

Corporate Finance

Financial Media

Shareholder Communications


The success of any investor relations program hinges on branding all communications with the investment community. Our programs are created to ensure all management communications deliver strong branded messages when speaking with Wall Street.

Financial Community Marketing


We consistently interface with fund managers, sell-side analysts, family offices and key retail brokers to broaden our network of investment professionals and build value-added relationships for our clients. Our approach has proven results with potential new holders and builds stronger positions with existing holders.

C-Suite Consulting

Enhanced leadership style and refined communication skills

We assist our clients in winning the support and loyalty of key constituencies by providing specific training and counseling programs that enhance and refine their leadership style and communication skills.

Executive Visibility and Thought Leadership

Executive Coaching

Leadership Alignment

Board Relations

Thought Leadership


Working extensively with senior executives to improve their effective leadership, we assist clients in winning the support and loyalty of key constituencies by providing specific training and counseling programs that enhance and refine their leadership style and communication skills.

Executive Coaching


We’ve not only successfully executed specific one-off projects for clients and prepared executives for a new role or crisis events, but also created ongoing successful development programs.

Transaction and Crisis Communications

Successful navigation of private to public

Our mastery of the IPO process allows us to accentuate our clients’ distinct advantages and differentiated offering from a business and investment perspective. We develop effective media outreach campaigns tailored to the investment community.

M&A, IPOs, Corporate Fundraisings

Analyst and Investor Events

Financial and Trade Media

Unexpected Management Transitions

IPO Communications


The transition from a private to public company is considered to be one of the most critical times for a growing business. There are many steps — including those leading up to the IPO — that are crucial for a company’s success. Our mastery of the IPO process allows us to accentuate our clients’ distinct advantages and differentiated offering from a business and investment perspective.

Financial and Trade Media


We know communicating with the financial and trade media is a successful approach to reaching the investment community and recommend a financial/trade media outreach program as a portion of any investor relations program.


diversified portfolio of life sciences, technology, business sectors

Industry Diversity

Segment tailored communications for diverse sectors

Our value-added approach is based on the combination of industry segment knowledge and expertise, in-depth analysis of a client’s operations, and consistently expanding reputation as a resource to investors and analysts. In addition, by earning the role of a trusted advisor, our team reduces management risk while enhancing management productivity.

We create and execute programs for clients that are tailored to specific goals and objectives, and are based on extensive research of target audiences. Our focused approach and advocacy for management has earned long-term relationships extending more than a decade with clients ranging from micro-caps to large-caps.

Life Sciences


Business Services

Our Team

Senior Investor Relations Specialists


Michael Polyviou // Managing Member

With more than 25 years of investor relations and corporate communications experience across a broad spectrum of industries, Michael became Managing Member of EVC Group LLC in 2018 and leader of the firm’s nationwide network of senior specialists. Prior to his position as Senior Vice President at EVC Group, he was a Senior Vice President in Hill & Knowlton’s New York Corporate and Financial Communications Practice; was a Co-Founder and Partner of Capital C Partners, a strategic communications consultancy and a Senior Vice President at FD (now FTI Consulting). He began his professional career on Wall Street with Lehman Brothers.

Specialist Team

Senior Investor Relations & Media Specialists

Each specialist brings more than 25 years of financial knowledge and communications experience from a variety of career disciplines and market sectors to become embedded within the clients’ business as an extension of their C-Suite. Achieving measurable results and making a significant difference to the clients’ business is the goal of every specialist.

Trusted Guides


Achieving measurable results and making a significant difference to the clients’ business is the goal of every specialist.



125 Half Mile Road, Suite 200
Red Bank, NJ 07701




Working Together

To discuss how EVC Group can create and execute an effective financial and corporate communications program for your business, contact

Privacy Policy
This Privacy and Security Statement outlines the policies and practices of EVC Group regarding the collection and use of your Personal Data and Non-Personal Data (collectively “Data”) when you visit the EVC Group website or use EVC Group internet services. EVC Group’s internet services include, but are not limited to, EVC Group educational resources, newsletters, directories as well as other internet-based features.

EVC Group created this Privacy and Security Statement to demonstrate its commitment to maintaining the privacy of all users of our internet services.

EVC Group may offer you the ability to connect with EVC Group services and tools using a mobile device via a mobile optimized website. The provisions of this Privacy and Security Statement apply to all access provided through the use of mobile devices. This Privacy and Security Statement will be referenced by all such mobile applications or mobile optimized websites.
By using the EVC Group websites or internet services you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy and Security Statement and to EVC Group processing your Data for the purposes stated herein. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy and Security Statement, your use of EVC Group’s websites or internet services may not be optimized, and, in some instances, you may be denied access to services that require EVC Group to verify you as an authorized user.

1. Notice to Minors – EVC Group does not knowingly offer or sell products or services to children. If you are under eighteen years of age, you may not purchase products or services from, and you should not provide information to EVC Group without the involvement and consent of a parent or guardian.

2. Changes to this Statement – EVC Group reserves the right to amend this Privacy and Security Statement at any time without prior notice. This Privacy and Security Statement occasionally will be updated to reflect new features and services or new privacy practices. The latest version will be posted on the EVC Group website. The Privacy and Security Statement was last updated on 6/14/2023.

3. Data We May Collect – As described below, EVC Group collects personal information that you provide (“Personal Data”) as well as general information about the use of its website (“Non-Personal Data”). “Personal Data” includes any information that identifies you directly, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone numbers, date and/or place of birth, payment and billing information, professional certifications or licenses, and government-issued identification numbers. Personal Data may also include sensitive information such as racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability status, or religious preferences. The Personal Data we collect depends on how you choose to use our website and our services. EVC Group will not distribute Personal Data in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy and Security Statement unless required to do so by law, or in good faith belief that such action is permitted by law and is necessary to comply with a legal requirement or process such as civil and criminal subpoenas and court orders, to protect and defend the rights or property of EVC Group, or to protect the personal safety of EVC Group personnel or the general public. “Non-Personal Data” includes any information that does not identify you directly, such as your geolocation, browsing history, type and industry of employment, internet protocol address, and information automatically collected through the use of internet cookies.

4. How We May Use or Share Your Personal Data
a. Information Collected to Process Payment Transactions – When users of our website or our internet services apply for or renew membership, order products, register for events or sign up for services, they will be required to provide information where we will acquire Personal Data necessary to process the transaction. This may include your name, address, telephone and fax numbers, email address, and credit card number or other payment information. Payment information, such as credit card details, is only collected to process a transaction, using a secure transmission method, and it is stored in an encrypted format. Reasonable measures are taken while processing transactions to ensure that payment information is not vulnerable to theft or interception. EVC GROUP will not store or distribute your payment information in any manner that is not necessary to process a transaction. We employ third parties to assist us in fulfilling orders and other transactions involving payment. Those third parties will have access to certain Personal Data to the extent necessary to perform those services for us. We limit the use of all such Personal Data by these third parties to the performance of such services. We take reasonable steps to obligate these third parties to handle Personal Data appropriately and confidentially. However, EVC GROUP cannot give absolute assurance that information intended to be maintained as private, whether transmitted via the internet or otherwise, cannot be accessed inappropriately or unlawfully by third parties. Please see the section “Users’ Information” below for details about how EVC GROUP may use Personal Data collected.

a. Email Addresses – When contacting EVC Group at any of the email addresses used for member and non-member customer assistance, we may ask for certain Personal Data, such as your member ID number, name, email address, telephone number, or fax number. When collected for this purpose, the information is used to verify identity and to provide the assistance you are requesting. EVC Group does not distribute or sell the email addresses to any unaffiliated third party but may use email addresses or disclose email addresses to EVC Group contractors to carry out the operations of EVC Group and to provide services.

c. User Information – Personal Data may be used by EVC Group to distribute marketing materials to users by mail, fax or email. Users can elect not to receive certain printed mailings, faxes or email notices from EVC Group.

Additionally, EVC Group may utilize visitor data to match against existing advertising network profiles enabling the ability to target EVC Group members as a group, with programmatic banner advertising. No Personal Data is shared with advertisers and all matched profiles are anonymous. This service is only utilized for EVC Group members geolocated within the United States of America. EVC Group collects and stores aggregate demographic information to track the organization’s diversity. Such de-identified demographic information may be shared with EVC Group leadership groups. Users can opt to not share this information with EVC Group leadership groups. If you wish to elect to not be included in any of these communications, please contact us using the methods listed at the end of this document.

d. Electronic Publications – EVC Group collects and uses the email addresses of users when they subscribe to our electronic publications for the purposes of sending the email messages that comprise these services. We may occasionally send email messages with surveys regarding these services or promote other EVC GROUP products or services to subscribers. EVC Group will not share the email addresses with any third party not associated with the support or delivery of this service.

5. How We May Use or Share Your Non-Personal Data
a. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies – Several portions of the EVC Group website use cookies or other tracking technologies. Cookies are small data files that are sent by a website and stored on your computer. Cookies are used by most websites and can contain information about your use of our site. Additionally, EVC Group uses anonymous list matching and website tracking pixels to better align marketing and advertising of EVC Group/Partner products and services with your interests via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, HubSpot, and other ad networks/exchanges. When retargeting pixels are used for advertising, the pixel will provide an anonymous retargeting cookie to website visitors that EVC Group/Partners may then target to website visitors when those website visitors visit websites that participate in online ad exchanges. Most Web browsers have a setting to turn off the automatic acceptance of cookies. If you do not want to accept cookies from our website, use the internet Options or Preferences menu items in your browser to turn cookies off or receive warnings when cookies are sent to your computer. However, you should be aware that significant portions of our website will not function properly if you do not accept cookies. You are accepting cookies for this site.

b. General Website Usage Information – To monitor site usage and improve the quality of our website, EVC Group gathers general information about the use of our website. We use web server logs and industry-standard website statistics software to count the number of visitors to our website, the number of views of particular pages, and to track other general statistics. From time to time, EVC Group may share with third parties the aggregate, anonymous information about overall usage of our website and other internet services that we collect in order to sell advertising, solicit sponsorships or to pursue other legitimate business purposes.

6. Your Rights Regarding Personal Data
a. Personal Data Retention – We keep your Personal Data for as long as you are an EVC GROUP client or as long as your relationship with EVC Group continues and as required by law. We retain your Personal Data while your membership is active or as necessary to continue to provide internet or mobile-based services. This includes Personal Data you provided to us and Personal Data obtained from your use of our services. There may be some instances where we retain Non-Personal Data in a depersonalized or aggregate form.

b. Right to Access and Control Your Personal Data – You can access, update or delete your Personal Data by emailing us at mpolyviou@EVC

For Personal Data that we have about you:
Delete: You may ask us to erase or delete all or some of your Personal Data, and we will work hard to honor all requests in a timely manner. In some instances, we may not be able to delete your Personal Data in order to comply with applicable financial transaction laws or other laws.
Change or Correct: You may ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.
Object to, Limit or Restrict: You may ask us to stop using all or some of your Personal Data.
Right to Access: You have the right to see your Personal Data and take it with you. We will work with you to be sure we can provide the most complete set of your Personal Data and a secure way to transfer your Personal Data.
Account Closure: We will keep some of your Personal Data, even after you end your client relationship with EVC Group or close your client account, in order to fulfill any final service requests. Please note that we will retain your Personal Data even after you have cancelled your membership or closed your EVC Group account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce a user agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized Data after your account has been closed.

7. Links to Other Websites – The EVC Group website and many of our print and electronic publications contain many links to other websites. The EVC Group website also provides opportunities for user interaction with social media sites such as Facebook®, Twitter®, LinkedIn®, YouTube®, and various blogging sites. Content and links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the organizations, entities, views, or content contained therein. EVC Group is not responsible for the content or links posted by others on these social media sites. These other websites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. EVC Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites. Please check the other sites to access their privacy policies and determine how they may collect or use information.

8. For our Members/Customers in the EU – This Privacy and Security Statement includes information applicable to residents of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and users accessing EVC Group’s website or internet services from within the EEA. If you are an EEA resident, this Privacy and Security Statement provides you with information regarding your rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).
a. Data Controller – EVC Group is the data controller for the Personal Data collected from its members and customers. EVC Group can be contacted at:

Attn: Michael Polyviou
125 Half Mile Road, Suite 200
Red bank, NJ 07701
By email at
By phone at 732-933-2755

b. Transfer of Personal Data to Other Countries – EVC Group and our internet services are based in the United States and, regardless of where you access the website, the information collected as part of that use will be transferred to and maintained on systems located in the United States. By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.
c. Your Rights – The GDPR provides you with certain privacy rights, including the right to access, correct or update your personal information. You may also request to have your information deleted, although we may retain information for backups, prevention of fraud and abuse, satisfaction of legal obligations or other ongoing legitimate interests. You have the right to receive a copy of your information in a structured, machine-readable format for portability. You may decline to share certain personal data, in which case we may not be able to provide you with some features and benefits. You also have the right to object to the way we process Personal Data if the objection is based on legitimate interests or concerns. Finally, you have the right to be free from decisions we make based on automated processing of your Personal Data unless we are contractually obligated to process Personal Data in an automated manner. If you wish to exercise any of the rights granted to you by the GDPR, or wish to lodge a complaint about how we have handled your Personal Data, contact us via email to or calling 732-933-2755 or via mail to the address set forth above.

9. Security – EVC Group staff are educated on this policy and obligated to follow it. Access to Personal Data is limited to select employees and the information is stored in an encrypted format. We also take steps to obligate third parties to handle information appropriately and confidentially.

10. Contacting EVC Group About Privacy Issues – We welcome your comments, suggestions, or questions about our Privacy and Security Statement and EVC Group’s privacy practices. We also welcome member requests to elect not to receive certain forms of communication from EVC Group and third parties.

11. Site Security Information – The EVC Group website features a number of security features designed to make your use of the site worry-free.
We strive to make our online ordering, registration, and services useful and safe. Since use of these services often requires personal or financial information, we make every effort to ensure that the information is transferred and stored securely. For all online transactions, all information sent using our shopping cart is transmitted to our server using the Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) protocol and not OpenSSL. SSL is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (“HTTP”) that creates a secure connection using “HTTPS”.

When you are entering your credit card information to order publications, register for programs or renew your membership, you will know you are on a secured page when you see this image: The Secured Area image indicates that the page you are viewing is using SSL. It also indicates that an order or registration form supports encryption.
If you have questions regarding our security features or would like more information, please contact our website support team at