Boston, MA – Harken Capital Advisors, LLC, an institutional division of Compass Securities (Member FINRA SIPC), announced today that Scott Holley has joined the firm as Vice President.
“Scott will be a valuable asset to Harken Capital,” said Don Nelson, co-founder of Harken Capital. “His experience as an investment professional with FLAG Capital, a long-time leading private equity fund-of-funds, will help Harken continue to apply an investor mentality to our fundraising advisory work.”
“As an inaugural member of our Senior Advisory Board, Scott has provided tremendous support to Harken from the beginning”, noted Fred Malloy, co-founder of Harken Capital. “Now more than ever, manager selection and due diligence is critical, and Scott’s experience in selecting top venture capital and private equity managers will be an asset to our clients and their limited partner investors”.
“I am very excited to be joining Harken Capital,” said Scott Holley. “Harken approaches the fundraising process with an investor’s mentality, which really helps to set them apart. From my experience as a consultant and investor working with leading private equity firms, I believe that Harken provides a tremendous and differentiated service to quality private equity firms and their limited partner investors.”
About Scott Holley
Prior to joining Harken Capital, Mr. Holley worked as a consultant with OC&C Strategy Consultants, a global management consulting firm, where he worked with corporate and private equity clients on merger due diligence, integration, and strategic planning projects. Prior to OC&C, Mr. Holley was an Associate with FLAG Capital, where he covered US and European private equity and venture capital investments. At FLAG, Mr. Holley helped the firm launch its inaugural non-US fund that made commitments to managers throughout Europe and Asia. Mr. Holley began his career as a consultant with the Monitor Group. Mr. Holley holds a BA in finance from the University of Utah and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated with Distinction.
About Harken Capital
Harken Capital Securities, LLC (“Harken Capital”) provides fund placement and secondary advisory services to private equity firms and institutional investors. Harken Capital was co-founded by Don Nelson and Fred Malloy and is a member of FINRA and SIPC. The Harken team has over 40 years of experience raising capital for private equity funds, investing as general and limited partners, and advising private equity funds and portfolio companies. Harken team members have raised $2.2 billion in commitments from leading investors around the globe and closed over $1.4 billion in secondary transaction volume.