Experienced investment banker strengthens Brunswick's M&A and broader financial situations offer
NEW YORK, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group, a leading corporate advisory firm, announced today that Scott Patrick has joined as a Partner. Based in New York, Scott will work with clients across the U.S. and globally. With over twenty years of experience in investment banking, Scott will focus on supporting clients during M&A and other financial situations.
Scott also has deep financial industries experience, with specific expertise in financial technology, having joined Brunswick from GCA Advisors where he was a Managing Director covering Financial Technology, an area he also specialised in at Evercore. At Evercore, Scott was as an original member of the Financial Institutions Group, helping to build it into one of Evercore's largest practices. Scott began his career at Morgan Stanley where he was for 12 years.
Susan Gilchrist, Group Chief Executive, said: "We have seen global M&A become increasingly complex for our clients. Having someone with Scott's background and deep investment banking experience will bring a new dimension to our M&A and broader financial situations offer. In addition, his financial technology expertise, which is such an exciting and fast growing area, will further strengthen the firm's Financial Industries Group. We are delighted he has joined."
On joining, Brunswick Scott Patrick said: "I am excited to start this new chapter of my career at Brunswick. I was attracted by the strength of the culture and quality of people at the firm. Brunswick also has a fantastic range of clients, and I am looking forward to combining my experience with that of the strong team already in place to be able to support clients on major financial situations."
Brunswick topped Mergermarket's global M&A rankings in 2016 and has worked on many of the largest and most complex transactions of recent years, including for 21st Century Fox on their bid for Sky, for Bayer on their bid for Monsanto and for AB InBev on their acquisition of SAB Miller.
Scott Patrick has more than 20 years of experience covering financial technology and financial services firms as both an investment banker and an equity research analyst. He joins Brunswick from GCA Advisors, where he was a Managing Director in the Financial Technology Group. During his time at GCA and Evercore Partners, where Scott previously worked for over 10 years and most recently served as Head of Payments investment banking, he advised on a broad range of mandates spanning M&A advisory, private and public capital raises, JV formation, and strategic review assignments. In addition to both traditional payments and emerging payments technologies, Scott's sector expertise includes exchanges, alternative trading platforms, online brokers, interdealer brokers, high frequency trading firms, and post-trade services providers.
Prior to joining Evercore in 2005, Scott worked at Morgan Stanley for 12 years, most recently as the firm's lead equity research analyst covering the financial technology industry. He was also a member of the Asset Management & Brokerage research team, ranked No. 1 in the Institutional Investor poll for four consecutive years (2000-2003). Before joining Morgan Stanley's equity research department in 1999, Scott held roles in both M&A and investment management at the firm. He earned a B.A. in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from Williams College.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick Group LLP is an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations. Founded in 1987, Brunswick is an organically grown, private partnership with 23 offices around the world. For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.
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SOURCE Brunswick Group