Chicago Office

Scott D. Crawford

Managing Director

Scott Crawford is a Managing Director for ACT and runs the firm’s Chicago Office.

Scott has worked in Mergers & Acquisitions for over 30 years and has extensive experience in strategy, planning, target identification, negotiations, execution and carve-out transitions related to transactions.  He is located in Chicago and covers the Midwest U.S.

Prior to working with ACT Capital Advisors Scott led Corporate Development in North America for Rexam Plc, a $6 billion global manufacturer of packaging and metal beverage cans.  He completed acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and licensing agreements in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and Europe.   Scott implemented Strategy Mapping and Balanced Scorecard frameworks to support and facilitate company growth through acquisitions and investments.  He was the Finance Director for a packaging division with 11 manufacturing sites and $500 million in revenue.

Before Rexam Plc, Scott was a Partner in Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Services group.  He worked with clients in multiple industries and led due diligence, valuation and M&A advisory assignments.

Scott has an MBA from the Peter Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Colleges and has a BA degree from the University of California, Davis.



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