Sean S. McVity
Sean S. McVity
Sean McVity is the Managing Partner of Garnet Capital Advisors, LLC, a New York City-based investment bank specializing in bank asset sales and a range of private equity and other investment activities in the distressed-debt industry.
A veteran of several start-ups himself, Sean
has also devoted a considerable portion of his
career to assisting start-up companies develop growth plans and secure expansion financing.
Sean started his Wall Street career at First Boston in 1986, eventually moving to Citicorp in 1990 to work in bank-loan trading.
was a founding member of Meenan, McDevitt & Company
, a New York-based bank-loan purchasing and brokerage firm, which was acquired by French bank SociÃ©tÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale in 1998.
In 1999, he
left SociÃ©tÃ© GÃ©nÃ©rale to found the Heart Center Online
, an online cardiovascular-medicine information and health-services company, which currently boasts over 700,000 visitors per month.
In 2001, Sean returned to Wall Street to found the Loan Portfolio Sales Group at New York-based Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.Â Â As head of the KBW Loan Portfolio Sales Group, Sean directed the group's practice managing M&A transactions and assisting companies in the distressed-debt industry to raise both equity and debt capital.Â
At Garnet Capital, Sean manages the firmâ€™s corporate development advisory group and directs Garnetâ€™s Eastern European subsidiary, Garnet Polska, in addition to his work on client loan-portfolio sales.
Sean received his A.B. cum laude in French from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.