Featured Speaker

Mr. Scott Barcroft

Scott is an experienced deals professional who partners with private equity and strategic investors to drive successful acquisitions and divestitures.  He brings a unique perspective with 15 years of experience across audit and financial/operational diligence as well as having worked with a Fortune 500 business in an operational capacity for four years.  Scott’s areas of expertise include:

  • Operational due diligence and synergy analyses;
  • Standalone assessments and detailed cost modeling;
  • Analysis of financial projections and cash flows;
  • Working capital assessments and optimization;
  • Buy- and sell-side financial due diligence; and
  • Sale and purchase agreement reviews.

Over the course of his career Scott has supported clients with more than 100 transactions with purchase prices ranging from $1 million to more than $5 billion.  Scott is also well versed in cross-border transactions as he lived and worked in Dusseldorf, Germany for six years.


Industry specialization

Scott has advised on deals in various sectors with significant experience in the following industries:

  • Oilfield equipment & services;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Industrial distribution;
  • Transportation/logistics;
  • Compliance/safety testing;
  • Restaurants/franchise operations; and
  • Consumer products.

Professional affiliations and credentials

Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants



Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting, cum laude, University of Texas at Arlington