Jim Cotter

Managing Director, Industrials & Manufacturing

Jim Cotter is a Managing Director within the Industrials & Manufacturing team at G2 Capital Advisors with over 25 years of experience in financial services, specializing in providing advisory services for merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions as well as strategic assessments. Jim has significant experience executing strategic transactions for public and private companies having led the origination and execution of sell-side, buy-side, divestiture, distressed sale and fairness opinion transactions from $50MM to $6B in enterprise value across the Industrial Goods, Transportation and Communications sectors.

Prior to joining G2 Jim most recently served as a Managing Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphry, where he was the Co-Head of their Industrials M&A group for over a decade. During his tenure, Jim advised scores of clients across multiple sectors leading efforts to execute strategic transactions for various public and private companies. Before SunTrust, Jim held senior advisory roles at JPMorgan, Jeffries, and CIT Capital. Jim's advisory experience covers healthy growth company engagements and special situations.

Jim has been a Toquville supporter of the United Way, an involved/contributing alum of St. Mark’s School and a recent sponsor/contributor to Meals on Wheels Atlanta among many other charitable interests

Jim holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Cornell Johnson School with a specialization in Investment Banking. He also earned his Bachelors Degree from Tulane University.

Jim resides in Atlanta Georgia and has two daughters, one pursuing her JD at Boston University the other an undergrad at Bucknell University


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