Los Angeles, CA — September 10, 2018 – Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), a Los Angeles based private investment firm, today announced that Jonathan (“Johnny”) Sinnott has joined the firm. Johnny joins the firm as a Senior Associate who will focus his efforts on deal evaluation, due diligence and execution, and portfolio operations.
“Johnny is an excellent addition to our team,” said Chris Sznewajs, Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Avenue Capital Partners. “Johnny’s experience further deepens our bench. He will assist with new transactions while also partnering with our existing portfolio management teams to drive value creation for our investors.”
Pacific Avenue employs a collaborative approach to drive superior growth and value creation. Pacific pursues assets that have a strong, defensible offering, where there is an opportunity to drive operational or strategic change (i.e. corporate carve-outs, legacy/generational management transitions, an evolving market/industry, growth challenges, etc.). The team has an ability to effectively navigate difficult, complicated or time sensitive transactions.
Pacific is seeking control investments in businesses that have the potential for transformational upside. Pacific looks for assets in the following sectors; general industrials, building products, healthcare services, business services, automotive,
and aerospace & defense. Investment size ranges from $50M – $350M enterprise value.
Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Johnny Sinnott served as an associate in the Special Situations group of Oaktree Capital Management, where his responsibilities included deal evaluation, due diligence, and portfolio maintenance in the healthcare and industrial sectors. Prior to Oaktree, Johnny was as analyst in the Financial Sponsors Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse. Johnny recently completed his MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
About Pacific Avenue Capital Partners
Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, founded by Chris Sznewajs, is a Los Angeles- based private investment firm with deep expertise in operations and growth enhancement in the middle market. Pacific Avenue acquires controlling interests in businesses across multiple industries including industrials, building products, healthcare services and business services. Pacific Avenue, in conjunction with its operating executives, partners with exceptional management teams to assist businesses in unlocking value and reaching their full potential. Pacific Avenue’s portfolio has more than $800 million in combined revenue. For more information, please visit www.pacificavenuecapital.com.
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