Scott Sims Joins InterOcean Advisors as Director

- Firm & Personnel

InterOcean Advisors, a Chicago-based boutique investment bank serving the industrial sector, is pleased to announce that Scott Sims has joined the firm as a Director and will be based in the firm’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

“We are very pleased to have Scott join the firm,” said Nick Newlin, Managing Director. “Scott’s extensive industrials background, coupled with his specific experience and relationships in the oil and gas industry, will be a great addition to the team and help drive the continued growth of the firm.”

Scott will be responsible for business development and transaction execution leadership related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and other financial advisory engagements.

Prior to joining InterOcean, Mr. Sims held investment banking positions at Dresner Partners, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, Allegiance Capital Corporation, and Esposito Securities.  Additionally, Scott served as Vice President at Valesco Industries, a private equity firm targeting investments in US-based companies.

Mr. Sims holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from St. John’s University and a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from Washington University in St. Louis.

About InterOcean
InterOcean Advisors LLC is a leading specialty investment banking firm that provides mergers and acquisitions and capital raising advisory services to manufacturing, value-added distribution and service companies in the industrial sector. For more information, please visit