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J. Scott Victor

Investment Banker/Financial Advisor

Current Position

Founding Partner and Managing Director
SSG Capital Advisors, LLC
Five Tower Bridge
Suite 420
300 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
USA

Tel: 610-940-5802
Fax: 610-940-3875
Email: jsvictor@ssgca.com

Class: XV (2004)Circuit: Third

Education

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (1980)
University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (1983)

Professional Career

SSG Capital Advisors, LLC: Founder and Managing Director, (2009-Present); Senior Managing Director; Co-Head Special Situations Group/SSG (2006-09); Managing Director (2001-06); SSG Capital Advisors, L.P., SSG Capital Advisors LLC
Director, Berwind Financial, L.P. (2000-01)
Partner, Saul Ewing LLP (1992-00)
Shaiman, Phelan, Victor & Maschmeyer, P.C. (1990-91)
Partner, Lashner, Victor & Maschmeyer (1986-90)
Attorney, Melvin Lashner Associates (1983-86)

Affiliations

Turnaround Management Association (1992–): Immediate Past Global Chairman (2017); Global Chairman (2016); Global President (2015); Board of Trustees (2013–17); Annual Conference Co-Chair (2013); International Executive Board (2010–12); Distressed Investing Conference, Chair (2012); International Board of Directors (2005–12); Vice President, Chapter Relations (2009–11); Conferences (2006–07); Executive Committee (2005–09); President, Philadelphia Chapter (2005–06); Chair, Philadelphia Chapter (2007–08)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1987–): Board of Directors (2009–15); Finance Committee (2009-15); NY City Conference (2014–); Audit Committee (2009–15), Chair (2012–15); Co-Chair, Investment Banking Committee (2006–10); Advisory Board, Complex Financial Restructuring Conference (2006–13), MidAtlantic Regional Conference (2006–14) and VALCON, Co-Chair (2011)
American College of Bankruptcy: Fellow, Class 15, (2004)
Association of Corporate Growth (2002–15)
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (2004-15)
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference (1990-): Steering Committee (1998–00; 2005–06)
Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project: President (1998-99); Board of Directors (1993– 14); Executive Committee (1994–14)
Philadelphia Bar Association (1983–): Andrew Hamilton Circle (2000–14); Board of Trustees (2000-02); Advisory Board (2003–10);
M&A Advisor: Co-Chair, Turnaround Distressed Investing Conference (2010 and 2011)
American Bar Association (1983-)
New York Institute of Credit (2005-): Board of Directors (2013–)

Publications

"From Burst Bubble to Severe Recession: The Capital Market for 2009," TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Feb 2009
"The Bubble Has Burst, The Downturn Is Here," TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Feb 2008
"The State of the Restructuring and Insolvency Industry for 2007," Philadelphia Business Journal May 2007
"Chapter 11 Pay Plans Surviving Increased Scrutiny-Incentive Plans are Replacing KERPS Under BAPCPA," TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Feb 2007
"2007 Forecast For Restructuring and Insolvency," Financier Worldwide Dec 2006
"The Art of Distressed M&A: Five Keys for a Successful Transaction," TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Jan 2006
"The Anatomy of Distressed M&A: Five Keys for a Successful Transaction," Financier Worldwide-Global Restructuring and Insolvency Review Nov 2005
"Creating Value From Chaos-An Advisor's Perspective," Financier Worldwide Jan 2004
"Creating Value From Distress - An Advisor's Perspective," Philadelphia Business Journal May 2004
"Knowing When to Hold, When to Fold," TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Oct 2004
"Strategic Solution-Selling Non-Core Assets to Create Liquidity," Financier Worldwide-Global Restructuring and Insolvency Review Nov 2004
"A Sale May Be the Best Available Solution for a Distressed Company," Philadelphia Business Journal Sep 2002
Market Outlook 2010 Financier Worldwide Jan 2010
Outlook for Corporate Restructuring, WSJ-The Examiners Mar 2014
Rural/Metro Ruling WSJ-The Examiners May 2014
GM’s Liability WSJ-The Examiners May 2014
Municipal Distress WSJ-The Examiners Jun 2014
Argentina and Distressed Investors WSJ-The Examiners Jul 2014
Men’s Role in Bridging the Gender Gap WSJ-The Examiners Sept 2014
PREPA Restructuring Depends on Energy Alternatives WSJ-The Examiners Oct 2014
Strengthen Law to Encourage 363 Sales WSJ-The Examiners Dec 2014
Venue Reform is a Solution in Search of a Problem WSJ-The Examiners Mar 2015
Universities’ Sweet Student Loan Deal Must End WSJ-The Examiners May 2015
Expanding Underneath the TMA Tent: Ensuring the Relevance and Value of Restructuring, ABI Journal OCT 2015
Practical Impairment Leads to Chapter 11 WSJ-The Examiners Oct 2015
Transparency is Everything WSJ-The Examiners Nov 2015
A Busy Year Ahead TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Jan – Feb 2015
The Pursuit of Knowledge TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Jun 2015
Family Christian – Cautionary Tale of Best Practices American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Oct 2015
Corporate Restructuring: Will the Force Awaken TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Nov – Dec 2015
The Next Distressed Cycle is Now TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Mar 2016
Focus on the Future: Planning for the TMA of Tomorrow TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Jun 2016
Building a Brand TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal Oct 2016

Awards

TMA Hall of Fame (2018),
New York Institute of Credit Leadership Award (2017),
Global M&A Top 100 Restructuring Advisors (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017),
M&A Advisor Hall of Fame (2015),
M&A Advisor Leadership Award (2015),
TMA Global Outstanding Individual Contribution Award (2013),
Global M&A Turnaround Atlas Awards, Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year, Boutique Firm (2010 and 2011),
Philadelphia Magazine Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2006-07),