Jim Scott is an accomplished entrepreneur and investor with a unique blend of transaction, operating, and leadership experience as well as a deep passion for business. With nearly 30 years of investing and advisory experience, he has completed successful transactions for clients of all sizes – from scrappy startups to multi-billion dollar enterprises.
In 2018-19, Jim led Receptra Naturals, one of the fastest growing hemp and CBD product companies in the US. Under Jim’s leadership Receptra experienced a six-fold increase in revenue. He is also the Managing Partner of Littlehorn Investments LLC.
Jim began his investment banking career in 1992 at Salomon Brothers Inc. in their domestic mergers and acquisitions group. During that time he moved to London to assist in launching Warburg’s global chemicals investment banking group. Once successfully launched, Jim transitioned back into mergers and acquisitions in London with a focus on cross-border transactions.
Throughout his tenure at Salomon Brothers and UBS Warburg, Jim advised clients on over $20 billion in transactions across multiple industries, working with companies such as The Dow Chemical Company, Metallgesellschaft AG, Swiss Air, General Motors, Roadmaster Industries Inc., and British Petroleum.
Jim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University School of Management with a degree in Finance and Operations Management.