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Who We Are

Scura Partners is a firm of highly experienced partners who focus on providing strategic, creative financial solutions and expert advice that fit the individual needs of each and every client.

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Experience and Attention

Scura Partners have been directly involved in transactions which aggregate over $250 billion in value. The hallmarks of our business are the high levels of senior attention we pay to every assignment and the thoughtfulness and creativity we bring to our clients. 

Our Team

Robert J. Aiello

Robert J. Aiello is a Partner at Scura Partners. Rob has transaction experience in a range of industries, including technology, renewable energy, logistics, manufacturing and financial services.

Kate Allison

Kate Allison is a business strategist with deep experience in guiding enterprises through growth, transformation, and challenges. Kate’s problem-solving skills and capacity to understand and work through complexity bring her to C-suites and board rooms where she is a trusted advisor and confidant for executives seeking guidance on a range of situations and transactions.

Jerome J. Cincotta

Mr. Cincotta is a Partner at Scura Partners and has over 25 years of experience in investment banking. He has worked in multiple industry sectors, focusing primarily on Technology and Industrials, with companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to start-up entities.

Denis F. Kelly

Before joining Scura Partners, Mr. Kelly was Managing Director and Co – Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Prudential Securities Incorporated from 1993 to 2000.

John W. Marcus

John W. Marcus is a Partner at Scura Partners and leads the firm’s strategic initiative with Accounting firms and Wealth Management firms. For over 40 years, Mr. Marcus has served as an investment banker, merchant banker and lender.

Paul V. Scura

Mr. Scura is a founder and Managing Partner of Scura Partners. Prior to forming Scura Partners, Mr. Scura held a series of positions with Prudential Securities from 1986 to 2000 including, Executive Vice President and head of global investment banking.

Sean M. Smith

Sean M. Smith is an Analyst at Scura Partners. Prior to joining Scura Partners in 2021, Sean held consecutive internships as a Credit Analyst at American Business Bank.

Matthew D. Vertin

Mr. Vertin is a Partner at Scura Partners. Mr. Vertin has a broad range of experience in raising capital in both the public and private capital markets as well as providing financial advisory services to a diverse array of companies.
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Our Background

We are a private investment banking firm centrally located in Manhattan in New York City. We provide financial advisory and capital raising services to our clients and invest our own capital in selective situations. Scura Partners' partners have an average of 30 years of experience in a broad array of industries providing nearly every investment banking product and service to their clients.


The hallmarks of our approach include:


Senior Attention


Unbiased Advice


Tailored Solutions


Unparalleled Client Support


Broad Access


Analytical Rigor