Steve Potter
In a rapidly evolving consumer and retail environment, it is not only critical to understand the drivers of value but also global consumer trends and influences.

Steven Potter

Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, US Head of Consumer Products & Retail Investment Banking, Senior Managing Director

Strategic M&A advisor with a focus on consumer products and retail. Avid golfer and NBA fan. Father of two.

Steven is a Senior Managing Director and Head of US Consumer Products & Retail Investment Banking for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC (EYCA). Steven has more than 20 years of investment banking experience, having advised on over 75 mergers and acquisitions and over $30 billion in debt and equity financings for both public and private companies in the consumer products and retail sectors.

Prior to joining EYCA, Steven was Co-Head of the Consumer Group and Head of the Food and Beverage Group at Banc of America Securities and Deutsche Bank, respectively.

Steven holds an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management and a BS from Brigham Young University. He holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses. 

How Steven is building a better working world 

“I lead an experienced team of consumer and retail M&A professionals who are focused on one thing: delivering objective advice while assisting our clients in achieving their goals and objectives.”


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Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC (EYCA) is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA providing sector-specific advice on M&A, debt capital markets, equity capital markets and capital restructuring transactions. It is an affiliate of Ernst & Young LLP serving clients in the US.

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