D.A. Davidson & Co. has hired Scott Isherwood as a new managing director. Mr. Isherwood will be active with the firm’s diversified industrials team and he will be based in New York.
“I’m excited to have Scott join our team,” said Rory McKinney, head of investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “His long track record of success and expertise will enable us to foster some new relationships in the industry. Growing our industrials practice has been a key initiative of ours, and the addition of Scott to our investment banking group is an important step in building upon our momentum in the sector and further expands our growing presence in New York.”
Mr. Isherwood has more than 25 years of experience generating new business and executing middle-market transactions, both mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financing. His sector experience includes capital goods and services, manufacturing equipment, alternative energy solutions, auto parts, and building materials and technology.
Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, from January 2014 to June 2018, he was with Seaport Global Securities most recently as a managing director and the head of the firm’s industrial group. Earlier in his career, from August 2002 to January 2014 he was with Morgan Joseph where he was a founding partner, managing director and head of its industrial group. Mr. Isherwood has an MBA from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.
“I am excited to join the D.A. Davidson team and to be part of a successful, growing investment bank,” said Mr. Isherwood. “The culture and the values of the firm promote providing superior client service and building solid, long-term client relationships. I am excited to begin working with the diversified industrials team to build upon its successes across the industrial sector.”
D.A. Davidson’s investment banking division is a full-service investment bank that offers both financial advisory and capital markets expertise. The group has transaction experience serving middle market clients worldwide across five industry verticals: consumer, diversified industrials, financial institutions, real estate and technology. D.A. Davidson’s diversified industrials investment banking team has completed 12 transactions since January 2018.
D.A. Davidson is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in Montana in 1935, with regional headquarters in Great Falls, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,350 employees and offices in 25 states coast to coast (www.dadavidson.com).
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