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Angeles Equity Partners adds three new team members

Private equity firm Angeles Equity Partners (AEP) has added three to its team. Maxwell Schechter joins the firm as Vice President of Business Development, focusing on deal origination and marketing. James Lee and Shan Siddiqui join AEP as Associates concentrating on the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities.

Angeles Equity Partners I, and its parallel funds (collectively, “AEP I”) have USD360 million in capital commitments from a diverse group of institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, a sovereign wealth fund, and alternative asset managers in North America and Europe. AEP I focuses on North American-based companies across a wide range of sectors, specifically targeting businesses which it believes can directly benefit from the firm’s capabilities in operational transformation and strategic repositioning. Angeles Equity Partners pursues control-oriented equity investments in closely held or family-owned businesses, and non-core subsidiaries of larger companies, as well as buy-and-build opportunities with proven executives.
“We are excited about the growth and evolution of our team,” says Jordan Katz, co-founder and managing partner of Angeles Equity Partners. “We believe all three will have a significant impact on our firm, and clearly demonstrate our commitment to building a talented team.”
Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners, Schechter worked at Lindsay Goldberg, where he coordinated the firm’s business development activities. While at Lindsay Goldberg, his responsibilities included sourcing potential investment opportunities, developing intermediary relationships and managing the firm’s Affiliate Partner network. Prior to his experience at Lindsay Goldberg, Max was involved in private equity fundraising at both The Riverside Company and MVision Private Equity Advisers. M Schechter ax earned a BA in Economics from Princeton University.
Previous to Angeles Equity Partners, Lee was as an analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Jefferies in the Leveraged Finance and Restructuring & Recapitalization Groups. He received a B.S. in Finance, with a minor in Economics, from the University of Kansas.
Before joining Angeles Equity Partners, Siddiqui was an analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in the Leveraged Finance Origination & Restructuring Group. Sh Siddiqui an began his career in the Global Industrials Group of the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup. Shan received a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia.

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