D.A. Davidson recruits Isherwood as MD

D.A. Davidson & Co has named Scott Isherwood as a managing director to its diversified industrials investment banking team. Previously, he was a managing director and head of the industrial group at Seaport Global Securities LLC.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–D.A. Davidson & Co. announced that it has hired Scott Isherwood to join the firm’s diversified industrials investment banking team as managing director in New York.

“I’m excited to have Scott join our team,” said Rory McKinney, head of investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “His long track record of success and expertise will enable us to foster some new relationships in the industry. Growing our industrials practice has been a key initiative of ours, and the addition of Scott to our investment banking group is an important step in building upon our momentum in the sector and further expands our growing presence in New York.”

“I am excited to join the D.A. Davidson team and to be part of a successful, growing investment bank,” said Scott Isherwood, managing director at D.A. Davidson. “The culture and the values of the firm promote providing superior client service and building solid, long-term client relationships. I am excited to begin working with the diversified industrials team to build upon its successes across the industrial sector.”

Isherwood brings more than 25 years of experience generating new business and executing middle-market transactions, both mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financing, in diversified industrials sectors including capital goods and services, manufacturing equipment, alternative energy solutions, auto parts, and building materials and technology. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, he served as managing director and head of the industrial group at Seaport Global Securities, LLC, and was a founding partner, managing director and head of the industrial group at Morgan Joseph. Isherwood holds a master’s degree in business administration from University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.

D.A. Davidson’s diversified industrials investment banking team has successfully completed 12 transactions since January 2018.

D.A. Davidson’s investment banking division is a leading full-service investment bank that offers comprehensive financial advisory and capital markets expertise. The group has extensive transaction experience serving middle market clients worldwide across five industry verticals: consumer, diversified industrials, financial institutions, real estate and technology.

Together with its European strategic partner, MCF Corporate Finance, D.A. Davidson originates and executes transatlantic M&A transactions under the common brand of D.A. Davidson MCF International.

About D.A. Davidson Companies
D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in Montana in 1935, with regional headquarters in Great Falls, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,350 employees and offices in 25 states coast to coast.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.