FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2017
Richmond, VA – Transact Capital Partners is pleased to announce that A. W. Scott Frayser has joined the firm as a Managing Director effective January 1. Scott brings more than 25 years of experience in executing Merger, Acquisition and Divestiture transactions for lower middle-market companies.
Scott’s experience dates back to 1988 when he co-founded Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. a middle-market M&A investment banking firm which was later sold to Mutual of New York in the early 2000’s. He then spent several years involved with raising capital and operating technology-based start-up and emerging growth companies. In 2009, Scott joined Wells Fargo’s M&A Advisory Services Group as its East Coast Managing Director.
Steve Zacharias, founder and managing partner of Transact Capital Partners, commented: “I have known Scott for many years, and he fits our culture and beliefs of having the highest ethical standards in serving our clients’ best interests along with successfully achieving their individual goals. Scott brings significant experience in handling mid-market M&A transactions along with serving emerging growth companies in need of capital funding or recapitalizations.”
Scott, who holds a Series 7, 63 and 79 FINRA securities licenses, will also join the affiliated company Transact Capital Securities LLC for executing security transactions involving capital raises and recapitalizations. Scott commented that: “I’ve been exploring ideas with Steve for the past couple of years of how we may work together, and I’m delighted that we have made this decision going forward.”
Scott was educated at the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to a B.S. Degree in Finance, he has pursued substantial post-graduate studies in financial analysis, business valuation and investment analysis.
Transact Capital Partners is a full-service mergers and acquisitions advisory, business brokerage, and valuation firm headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices in Roanoke and Tidewater, VA, Lexington, KY, and Orlando, FL. Transact focuses on the needs of privately held companies in the lower middle market with enterprise values under $100 million. With extensive experience in owning, running, and investing in private companies or divisions of public companies, the firm’s principals are able to assist many business owners exit their companies or explore other opportunities. Transact Capital Securities, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary and Member FINRA and SIPC.
To learn more about Transact Capital Partners, please contact Steve Zacharias at 804-612-7102 (Steve@TransactCapital.com). Additional information about Transact Capital Partners can be found at www.TransactCapital.com.