Scott Deveau

Partner, New York

Scott Deveau is an advisor to investment professionals, boards and management teams on critical communications and corporate governance matters. Scott focuses on many of the firm’s high-stakes media relations mandates, drawing on his nearly 20 years of experience as a leading financial journalist.

Scott also advises a number of Longacre Square’s clients in the Canadian market. These include alternative asset managers, private equity firms, hedge funds and TSX-listed companies.

Prior to joining the firm Scott was a deals reporter in New York and Toronto for nearly a decade at Bloomberg News. Most recently, he led Bloomberg’s shareholder activism coverage, and was responsible for breaking numerous high-profile stories on proxy fights, M&A, and other special situations. He was also a business reporter, war correspondent and general assignment reporter for the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail in Toronto.

He holds a B.A. from Queen’s University.