Scott Peters, formerly Co-President of The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (“JEGI”) and CEO of JEGI Capital LLC, a registered broker dealer, has represented a wide array of companies in an M&A advisory capacity over his career. Mr. Peters played an instrumental role in building JEGI to one of the top middle market investment banks serving the marketing, information, media and tech-enabled business services sectors. JEGI has led the Bloomberg M&A league tables in its core sectors since 2012. Mr. Peters sourced and managed 114 transactions with JEGI and is known as an innovative, strategic and effective banker in his sectors.
Mr. Peters was a founding investor in JEGI Capital, an early stage venture capital fund focused on emerging technology companies in the marketing, information, media and tech-enabled business services sectors. His personal investments include Arc Angel Fund I and Fund II in New York City and passively investing in several middle market private equity backed platform companies outside of Growth Catalyst Partners.
Mr. Peters offers a differentiated blend of traditional investment banking and direct operating experience. Before rejoining JEGI, he was the co-founder of AngelSociety, an information, communications and transaction company serving the early stage investing or angel investing market. Prior to his initial employment with JEGI, Mr. Peters was with Veronis, Suhler Stevenson, where he served as Director of Research and later Director of Business Development by helping to create the deal origination platform for the investment bank and private equity fund.
Mr. Peters served as a Media & Entertainment Sector advisor to The New York City Investment Fund ("NYCIF") for over seven years. NYCIF was founded by Henry R. Kravis and is a $100 million, New York City-based private fund with a civic mission. Mr. Peters also serves on the Advisory Board of Columbia Business School’s Social Enterprise Program, the Board of Directors for Opus Agency, Beachfront Media and Trendline Interactive, CyberRisk Alliance and is on the Advisory Board of JEGI.
Mr. Peters earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA from Babson College.