Scott Baxter is a managing director in BRG’s Energy & Climate practice and has over thirty years of global energy investment banking experience.

He has been a primary advisor in executing over $200 billion in energy restructuring transactions, corporate mergers and acquisitions, private equity capital raises, and independent fairness opinions to special committees. He has also provided expert witness testimony in several litigation matters.

Mr. Baxter also has significant experience advising governments and state-owned energy companies on strategic, M&A, and privatization transactions, including structuring and negotiating production-sharing agreements, farm-in agreements, and joint ventures.

His industry expertise spans the upstream, midstream, downstream, oil field services, and renewable energy sectors. He has international energy experience spanning over thirty countries.

Mr. Baxter holds FINRA licenses series 24, 7, 79, and 63.

Employment History

Petrie Partners
Senior partner
2013 – 2016

Houlihan Lokey
Head of Energy group
2007 – 2010

Baxter Bold & Company
2002 – 2007

Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Adjunct professor of Finance
2002 – 2006

Head of Americas, Global Energy group
1999 – 2001

Citigroup (Salomon)
Managing director, Global Energy group
1989 – 1999

Price Waterhouse
Associate, Valuations group

Peat Marwick Main & Co.
Analyst, litigation support

Sears Roebuck & Co.
Analyst, regional accounting department
1983 – 1987

Professional Affiliations

Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)

Houston Producers Forum

Coronado Club (Houston)

Union League Club (NYC)


FINRA, Series 24, 7, 79, and 63

Community/Civic Involvement

Star Group (NYSE “SGU”)
Director, Audit Committee
2006 – present

Weber State University
President’s National Advisory Council
1996 – present

Areas of Expertise


University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Weber State University
BS, Economics (cum laude)