Founding Partner & Managing Director
J. Scott Victor is a founding partner and Managing Director of SSG Capital Advisors. Scott is a nationally recognized leader in the restructuring industry with 30+ years of experience representing companies in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He has completed over 175 sale, refinancing and restructuring transactions in North America and Europe for companies facing operational and/or financial challenges. He is an expert in the restructuring, refinancing and sale of middle-market companies and has testified as an expert witness in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States. Prior to his transition to investment banking in 2000, he was a partner and a senior member of the bankruptcy and restructuring department at Saul Ewing LLP. Clients include publicly traded, privately held, private equity sponsored and family owned businesses across many industries. Scott has conducted over 200 presentations globally on bankruptcy and insolvency law, distressed mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and special situation financing issues and is frequently called upon by the media for his expertise. Scott is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He is Chairman of TMA Global in 2016, Global President in 2015 and has served in many senior volunteer positions in the Turnaround Management Association locally, regionally and internationally. Scott is also active in the American Bankruptcy Institute and served on the Board of Directors from 2009-2015. He has served as Co-Chair for multiple conferences including TMA Annual, TMA Distressed Investing Conference, ABI Complex Financial Restructuring Conference, VALCON and M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Conference. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the New York Institute of Credit. Scott has published multiple articles for several publications and currently serves as an Examiner for the Wall Street Journal in its Bankruptcy Beat. Scott has received the TMA Global Outstanding Individual Contribution Award (2013), Global M&A Top 100 Restructuring Advisors Award (2014 and 2015), M&A Advisor Leadership Award (2015) and M&A Advisor Hall of Fame Award (2015).