Speaker

Scott Porter - Brightwood Capital Advisors

Scott Porter is a Managing Director on the Investment Team with a focus on Transportation & Logistics and Franchising. Mr.Porter previously was a Partner at Uni-World Capital, where he spent over five years sourcing, managing private equity investments. Prior to Uni-World, Mr. Porter worked at CCP, where he was instrumental in assisting the company in a number of business development activities that included the company’s spin-out from Société Générale and subsequent IPO, the creation of a $500 million healthcare-focused private equity fund and the acquisition of an Asian boutique investment bank. Mr. Porter started his career working as part of Chase Securities High Yield Corporate Finance Group, where he executed over $3.5 billion in lead managed and $7.0 billion in co-managed transactions. Mr. Porter holds a BA, magna cum laude from Binghamton University


Presenting in the following seminars/workshops:

Thursday, May 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Private Equity Investing and Franchising

Room: 1B05

Moderated by: Gary Occhiogrosso, Managing Partner, Franchise Growth Solutions

Panelists: Grant Marcks, Principal, Head of Business Development, Atlantic Street Capital; Josh Smith, Head of Franchising, Riverside Company; Michael Iannuzzi, Citrin Cooperman; Scott Porter, Brightwood Capital Advisors

This session will consist of a panel discussion covering how to position your franchise company for Private Equity investment and what PE firms look for in a Franchisor acquisition or strategic partnership. In addition, there will be plenty of "networking" time for both Franchisors and Private Equity attendees to meet & network. This is a great opportunity for Investors and Franchisors to meet face to face and discuss current and future opportunities. .
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