Scott C. UptonManaging Director
Mr. Upton is Managing Director and Principal with ICG Capital. His current responsibilities with ICG cover all aspects of the transaction process from origination to execution of merger and acquisition and private financing transactions. Since founding ICG in 2001, Mr. Upton has executed over $2,000,000,000 in transaction value and over 118 transactions, all on the current ICG platform, a feat matched by few in the Southeast. This is important to note since most firms use past experience with much larger companies.
Mr. Upton has advised on numerous sale assignments, buy-side transactions, private placements and various strategic advisory assignments across a broad range of industries. Selected industry experience includes discrete manufacturing, business services, building materials and aggregates and metal fabrication and related companies.
Prior to his association with ICG Capital, Mr. Upton managed the Corporate Finance Group for a Southeastern boutique investment bank. In that capacity he was responsible for all merger and acquisition advisory, private placement and strategic advisory services. Previously Mr. Upton served as Managing Director of MAI Capital Markets, an investment banking firm focused on mergers and acquisitions in the Financial Institutions market, as well as a variety of other industries. Clients at MAI included The Money Store, SouthTrust Bank and a variety of regional and commercial mortgage banks.
Mr. Upton is also on several boards – Already Home Care, the Carolina Raptor Center, Convergence Services Group, and System Operations Success International (SOS) Advisory Board – and is involved with other community and civic organizations. Mr. Upton earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from West Virginia University and completed the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. He holds Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses with FINRA.
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