CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, April 24, 2017 — XMS Capital Partners, LLC (“XMS”), a global, independent financial services firm focused on providing M&A, corporate advisory and asset management services, has announced the hiring of Scott P. George as Managing Director in its Chicago office. Mr. George possesses a rare combination of investment banking and corporate development skills that will augment XMS’ core mission of delivering objective, value added advice and custom tailored solutions to help clients achieve their strategic goals.
“Scott brings to XMS a proven track record in investment banking, a long history of building and managing investment banking practices and recent experience as a senior corporate development executive at a NYSE-listed public company. We are thrilled to have Scott join our team,” said Ted Brombach and John “Yogi” Spence, Co-Founding Partners of XMS. “Joining an entrepreneurial, high quality firm like XMS will enable me to resume working with several people who I have known and respected since we worked together at Morgan Stanley. I am excited to help the firm as it continues to serve its clients well and successfully expand its footprint” added Mr. George.
Prior to joining XMS, Mr. George was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development for Hillenbrand, Inc., a $1.8 billion in revenue NYSE-listed global company. Previous to helping transform Hillenbrand into a global diversified industrial company, Mr. George built the Chicago office of PMCF, LLC, the investment banking division of Plante Moran.
During his 37 year career, Mr. George has also held senior investment banking positions at Morgan Joseph & Co., Inc., Ernst & Young Corporate Finance, LLC, Bankers Trust Co., (acquired by Deutsche Bank in 1998), Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Salomon Brothers Inc. Mr. George earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Economics from Northwestern University.
About XMS Capital Partners
XMS Capital Partners, established in 2006, is an independent, financial services firm providing M&A, corporate advisory and asset management services to clients globally. It has offices in Chicago, London and Dublin.
XMS provides Involvement BankingTM, which goes beyond transaction oriented investment banking and focuses on providing objective, value added advice and custom tailored solutions to help clients achieve their strategic goals. It consistently creates value for its clients by giving them access to comprehensive, independent M&A, strategic advisory, financial restructuring, capital structure advisory and private capital advisory expertise.
All XMS engagements are led by senior investment bankers who average over 25 years of industry experience. Importantly, the combination of their extensive experience, technical expertise and “client first” orientation has served as a solid foundation of the firm since its formation in 2006. XMS Capital Partners, LLC is a FINRA member and SIPC member. For more information, please visit www.xmscapital.com.
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