David Zolot

Managing Director
Tiger Capital Group

David Zolot is a high-impact investment professional and veteran of the consumer branded space who brings nearly 25 years of experience in corporate, IP and consumer-brands strategy. He serves as Tiger Capital Group’s Managing Director of Brand Strategies, focused on adding creative, value-enhancing opportunities to the growing roster of consumer-facing brands served by Tiger’s finance, valuation and advisory services divisions.

Prior to joining Tiger, Zolot served in senior executive roles at brand management firms including Iconix Brands, Saban Brands, and most recently as a Principal at New York-based Neuberger Berman, where he focused on their Marquee Brands investment strategy. In this latter role, Zolot led a deal team that scaled Marquee from an early-stage startup to a global brand management firm, generating retail equivalent sales in excess of $3.0 billion annually.

The New York native has closed over a hundred debt, equity and capital markets transactions approaching $5.0 billion in aggregate consideration over the course of his career, including highly complex deals involving bankruptcies, corporate carveouts, cross-border negotiations and transitions from public to private ownership. He began his career at New York-based Peter J. Solomon Company, where he executed M&A, financing and restructuring transactions for the former Lehman Brothers chairman’s eponymous, boutique investment banking firm.

Zolot is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.