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Scott MacDonald

Scott MacDonald

Scott MacDonald is a seasoned American CEO with forty years of experience working and managing commercial real estate companies including serving as CEO, President, or Managing Director of five companies. He has worked on major projects around the globe and has managed several corporate turnarounds. Scott agreed to visit Sydney for a week in 2008 and give the investors some advice on their struggling company, Investa. He returned home more than five years later. Since stepping down as CEO of Investa, Scott has devoted his time to promoting student scholarships, writing, local government, and urban vineyards. He now resides in Del Mar, California.
Scott MacDonald
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Book extract: Saving Investa: How an ex-factory worker helped save one of Australia’s iconic companies by Scott MacDonald

Morgan Stanley’s takeover of Investa was one of the largest leveraged buyout transactions in Australian history. To help navigate the change, US-based real estate executive Scott MacDonald was flown to Sydney for a week to review the situation. He eventually left five years later, after experiencing one of the most...