Scott M.A. Clark
Principal, Investment Banking
Scott M.A. Clark is a Principal of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. He has worked on many of the firm’s landmark mergers and capital raises since joining the firm in 2003. Mr. Clark has advised on more than 50 mergers with aggregate value of more than $25 billion and more than 25 capital raises with aggregate deal value of several billion dollars. In both 2013 and 2014, he advised on more bank and thrift mergers than any other investment banker in the U.S., according to SNL Financial.
Mr. Clark’s primary responsibilities include advising a broad range of financial institutions on strategic matters, focusing on mergers and acquisitions as well as capital financing. While Mr. Clark focuses on Sandler’s Southeast and Northeast clients, he has broad transaction experience across the United States.
In addition to transactional work, Mr. Clark provides clients with strategic advisory services, functioning as a primary resource in structuring and implementing complex merger and capital markets transactions.
Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill, Mr. Clark worked at Braun Consulting, where he assisted financial services companies with customer relationship management strategies.
Mr. Clark graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics with Honors. He is an avid tennis player having played Varsity tennis at Harvard and representing his native New Zealand in the Davis Cup.