Jonathan R. Stott


Jonathan R. Stott


Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2469 | +1 215 994 2222


Jonathan Stott represents private equity sponsors and operating companies in complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, carve-out transactions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and other transformative capital events. He also advises his clients with respect to corporate governance issues and complex commercial contracts.

His experience extends across a wide range of industry sectors, including aerospace, building products, consumer brands and products, financial services, food products, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing and technology.  

Mr. Stott has been recognized as a Rising Star for M&A and private equity in the IFLR1000.

  • Actua Corp. in its sale of FolioDynamix, Actua’s web-based wealth management technology platform, to Envestnet, Inc.
  • Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, Blackstone’s opportunistic investment platform, as an investor in Genstar Capital’s recapitalization of its portfolio company ConnectiveRx.
  • Centric Brands Inc. (f/k/a Differential Brands Group Inc.), a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Hudson, Robert Graham and SWIMS, in its US$1.2 billion carve-out acquisition of a significant portion of Global Brands Group Holding Limited’s (Hong Kong listed: SEHK Stock Code: 787) North American licensing business, which includes licensed brands such as Disney, Star Wars, Calvin Klein, Under Armour, Tommy Hilfiger, BCBG, bebe, Joe’s, Buffalo David Bitton, Frye, Michael Kors, Cole Haan and Kenneth Cole.
  • Concentra Group Holdings, LLC and Select Medical Holdings Corporation in connection with Select Medical and Dignity Health’s combination of Concentra, an occupational medicine and urgent care service provider, with U.S. HealthWorks, Inc., a subsidiary of Dignity Health Holdings Company.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisitions of EasyPak, Tray-Pak, Nuconic and other mid-sized manufacturers of thermoformed packaging. 
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition and disposition of HemaSource Holdings, a technology-enabled distributor of medical products to the plasma collection industry, to Ridgemont Equity Partners. 
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Myers Emergency Power Systems, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of emergency lighting power solutions.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Medbio, a contract manufacturer specializing in clean room injection molding, injection mold tooling, assembly and packaging.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of OptConnect, LLC, a provider of managed wireless connectivity solutions for unattended equipment. 
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Advanced Barrier Extrusions, LLC, a flexible packaging manufacturer of high barrier forming web films primarily for the North American protein, cheese and specialty food end markets.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Giraffe Foods, a manufacturer of custom sauces, marinades, dips, and dressings for industrial food processor, retail, and foodservice customers.
  • Graham Partners in its disposition of The Atlas Group, a manufacturer of new and replacement structural components and complex assemblies for commercial, business, and military aircraft. 
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition and disposition of Henry Company, a manufacturer of air/vapor barrier, roofing and waterproofing systems.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Mercer Foods, a manufacturer of high quality freeze-dried fruits, vegetables, and proteins.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition and disposition of Tidel Engineering, a leading global provider of smart safe solutions.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition and disposition of Universal Pasteurization Company, a leading provider of high pressure processing, cold storage, and other value-added services to food manufacturers.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of BrightPet Nutrition Group, a leading manufacturer of quality premium and super-premium pet food.
  • Quilvest Private Equity in its investment in Crown Health Care Laundry Services, LLC, a full-service health care laundry processor and linen rental company. 
  • Select Medical Corporation in its US$110 million offering of 6.375% senior notes.
  • Select Medical Corporation in its acquisition of certain assets of Promise Healthcare through a bankruptcy auction.
  • Select Medical Corporation in its US$400 million acquisition of Physiotherapy, a national provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation care.
  • The special committee of Steiner Leisure Limited, a global provider of spa and medi-spa services, a manufacturer and distributor of premium skin, body and hair care products and an accredited educator in spa services, in its US$925 million going-private acquisition by Catterton.
  • Versa Capital Management in its acquisition of Eastern Mountain Sports, an outdoor clothing and equipment retailer.
  • Versa Capital Management in its acquisition of Silver Airways.
  • Versa Capital Management in its acquisitions of the assets of Ohio Community Media and certain assets of Freedom Communications.
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2007, magna cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2010, magna cum laude, Executive Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Order of the Coif
  • Pennsylvania