Jim Carter

James W. Carter

Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC US Head of Investment Banking

Advisor on strategic M&A transactions and financings to facilitate growth and/or liquidity. M&A professional. Deal maker. Strategy advisor. C-Suite confidant. Thought leader.

As head of the Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC US investment banking group, Jim advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and debt and equity capital markets transactions and placements. He manages investment banking teams covering sectors including automotive, health care, industrials, media and entertainment, oil and gas, technology, financial services, consumer products and real estate.

Over Jim’s 30-plus year investment banking career, he has completed more than 150 M&A and debt/equity capital markets transactions. His clients include both large cap public companies as well as privately-held middle market companies.

Jim has served as a financial advisor and board room advisor to many leading companies on strategic alternatives, transaction strategy and transaction execution. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Alma College and received an MBA from the University of Michigan.

How James is building a better working world

Over the course of several decades and many economic cycles, I have had the opportunity to guide clients through both challenging and transformational events. By offering an independent and objective point of view around industry, growth, strategy, financing and M&A, I have played an integral role in the evolution and success of many companies, both publicly-owned and privately-held.



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