Seacoast Capital has added Tom Ley as a principal in the firm’s investment team.
Ley has more than 20 years of experience in private equity headlined with his time leading the West Coast offices of Lincolnshire Management, HIG Capital and Guggenheim Partners.
“We’ve known Tom for many years and are excited to have him on the Seacoast team,” says Seacoast Partner Jeff Holland. “Tom will be based in San Francisco, but will be focused on expanding Seacoast’s relationships and deal flow nationwide.”
Prior to joining Seacoast, Ley opened and ran the San Francisco offices for private equity firms Lincolnshire Management, HIG Capital and Guggenheim Partners, where he was responsible for sourcing, negotiating, structuring, financing and closing transactions.
He has been a member of the board of directors of a number of lower middle market companies including: Automatic Bar Controls, Color Control, Energy Manufacturing, Imperial Products, Polaris Pool Systems, Transworld and Williams Machine.
Ley is also a past director of the San Francisco chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.