LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Angeles Equity Partners, LLC (“Angeles”), a private investment firm focused on creating value through business transformation, announced the addition of two vice presidents to its investment team. The addition of Te’Rhon O’Neal and Jamie Brown will provide additional capabilities and capabilities to support the Angeles investment team as the company accelerates the velocity of its capital deployment. These new hires follow the arrival of Matt Beehivean operational partner in April.
Angeles is a private equity investment firm specializing in the lower middle market with a cohesive approach to transforming underperforming industrial companies. Both O’Neal and Brown will be responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investments made by the company. They will work alongside seasoned Angeles private equity professionals.
“Our company has seen a significant increase in business activity over the past year, having signed five platform acquisitions, three add-on transactions and two full exits,” said Jordan Katz, co-founder and managing partner of Angeles Equity Partners. “We continue to invest in our team as we believe they are a key differentiator and contributor to our success.”
Prior to joining Angeles, O’Neal was an investment professional at Westhook Capital, a private equity firm. He was responsible for evaluating potential acquisition targets, conducting due diligence and overseeing the operations of portfolio companies. Prior to his experience at Westhook, O’Neal was an investment professional at AUA Private Equity Partners. O’Neal began his career in the Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. O’Neal, a Los Angeles native, earned a BA in economics from Wesleyan University.
Brown joined Angeles with experience as an investment professional at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in New York and London, where he was responsible for valuation, execution and asset management. Brown began his career in the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank within the Global Industrials group. Brown holds an MSc in Finance from Vanderbilt University and a BA in Social Sciences (Honours) from Durham University in the UK.
“Angeles’ momentum is a direct result of our accomplished, proven and fully integrated team we’ve built across the business,” said Tim Meyer, co-founder and managing partner of Angeles Equity Partners. “We believe our exceptional talent and distinctive culture are truly differentiated in the lower middle market. We are delighted to add Te’Rhon and Jamie to our team and are confident that they will contribute to our continued success.
About Angeles Equity Partners, LLC
Angeles Equity Partners, LLC is a lower middle market focused private equity investment firm with a cohesive approach to transforming underperforming industrial companies. Angeles’ skill set guides the firm’s investment philosophy and, she says, can help businesses reach their full potential. Learn more online at www.angelesequity.com.