With Scott’s depth of experience and track record of service to his clients, he is an outstanding choice to lead this effort.
Westport, CT (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
Westbury Group LLC, a mid-market investment bank, announced today that consumer products investment banker, Scott M. Silverman, has joined the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Silverman will head-up the firm’s investment banking activities in the food, consumer, and retail sectors.
Scott Silverman specializes in mergers and acquisitions and has more than 16 years of experience advising both strategic companies and financial sponsors on all aspects of M&A, both healthy and distressed. He has executed domestic, international, and cross-border transactions with a combined deal value of more than $15 billion. Mr. Silverman has acted as financial advisor to Boards of Directors, Special Committees, and/or principal shareholders in the purchase or sale of numerous businesses in a variety of industries, identifying, analyzing, and recommending strategic and financial alternatives and opportunities.
Peter Spreadbury, Westbury’s Managing Partner, stated, “With the continued strengthening of the consumer sector, we sought to establish the strongest possible foundation in this critical area. With Scott’s depth of experience and track record of service to his clients, he is an outstanding choice to lead this effort.”
Prior to joining Westbury, Mr. Silverman was a Managing Director at CDG Group in New York and a Vice President in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Mr. Silverman also previously worked in Ernst & Young LLP’s Corporate Finance Group in New York and Moscow.
Mr. Silverman holds a BA in History (Honors) from Brown University and received his Business Diploma from The London School of Economics and Political Science. In addition, he has lectured on various topics related to valuation and mergers and acquisitions.
Westbury Group LLC (http://www.westburygroup.com) provides superior transactional, financial, and strategic advisory services for the owners of mid-market firms globally. Westbury provides sellside and buyside M&A, and debt and equity fund raising services for its clients and has experience across a broad range of industries. Westbury also offers valuations and fairness opinions, and consults with clients on value-enhancing corporate strategies.
Westbury Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).