With more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategy consulting, Jay Moulton leads the Executive Committee. This committee maintains a high-level strategic vision and direction while being firmly grounded in content expertise and client experience. Their mandate is to consistently bring the highest quality impact to our clients regardless of unique client challenges and market conditions.
Jay Moulton has led acquisition and financing activities for numerous private and public companies, spanning many industries, since 1988. During this time, he has completed more than forty transactions as either a principal or on behalf of clients, and has actively represented shareholders’ interests, either as a director or as an advisor to the Board of Directors of 25 different companies. He is a recognized expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions and is often asked to share his expertise at seminars and conferences.
Mr. Moulton has implemented and supervised the full range of acquisition activities from strategic planning, through target identification, negotiation, due diligence, financing, closing and post-closing integration. He is a master matchmaker, highly skilled at structuring and closing often complex deals. Mr. Moulton gains a unique perspective of private companies, by applying his wide-ranging operating, executive, corporate finance, engineering and deal-making experience.
In addition to his corporate finance expertise, Mr. Moulton is also an accomplished operational executive. In 1988, he led a highly successful leveraged buy-out of Plastifab Industries, a leading plastics manufacturer, and served as the company’s President. Prior to Plastifab, he was Vice President of Sales of Metropolitan Funds Ltd., a Metropolitan Life subsidiary, and an engineering coordinator with Fluor Corporation. In all three cases, Mr. Moulton was the youngest executive or manager ever to serve in these positions.
Mr. Moulton has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, where he was also commissioned as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces.