Scott has over 20 years of private equity and M&A experience in Europe focusing on buyout transactions mainly in the UK, Germany and France.
In his private equity career, Scott has worked at Advent International, Deutsche Bank, Saudi Arabian Investment Company and Aletheia Partners. His career covered key industries including Media, Industrial/Infrastructure, Retail, and Healthcare.
Scott was responsible for 22 investments with a cumulative enterprise value of €9 billion that as a whole, returned 2.6x cost, and included five consolidation/buy-and-build strategies; five multinational platforms, including pan-European, US and Asian operations; and exited four investments in the public markets in Germany and the US. His financing capabilities covered the raising of €5.7 billion of debt capital including 9 public debt issuances (among these were the first non-Sovereign debt issuance in Poland (1997) and the first corporate High Yield issuance in France (1999)). Additionally, he was responsible for 2 fully-financed public tender offers in Germany and the UK worth €1.45 billion. Scott’s M&A experience includes mainly buy-side assignments worth over €6.5 billion in enterprise value for multinational clients looking to execute transactions in the UK and Germany.
Scott holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS and BA from Arizona State University.