Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on corporate divestitures, carve-outs and other complex situations in the middle market, announced that Drew Nicoletti joined the firm as Vice President of Business Development. In this newly created role, Drew will further Pacific Avenue’s business development efforts focusing on building direct relationships with corporate sellers. Additionally, Drew is responsible for managing certain key intermediary relationships and qualifying investment opportunities.
“I am very excited to join the Pacific Avenue team to expand the business development efforts. My experience building relationships with large corporations and intermediaries aligns well with Pacific Avenue’s investment strategy of partnering with cooperate sellers to divest non-core assets.”Drew Nicoletti
Drew has more than 10 years of experience sourcing acquisition opportunities across various industries including Paper/Packaging, Automotive, Capital Goods, and Consumer Staples. Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Drew held business development positions with Comvest Partners and OpenGate Capital. Drew received his Bachelor’s in Communication from Loyola Marymount University.
“I could not be more excited to add Drew to the team. Drew’s ten plus years of experience sourcing carve-outs and his strong corporate relationships further strengthen our deal sourcing capabilities. Drew’s entrepreneurial approach is a great fit with our culture as we continue to expand our team and capabilities.”Chris Sznewajs, Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Avenue
About Pacific Avenue Capital Partners
Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, founded by Chris Sznewajs in 2018, is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on corporate divestitures, carve-outs and other complex situations in the middle market. Pacific Avenue has extensive M&A and operations experience allowing the firm to navigate complex transactions and unlock value through operational improvement, capital investment, and accelerated growth. The senior members of the Pacific Avenue team have closed more than 90 transactions, including over 45 corporate carve-outs, across a multitude of industries throughout their combined careers. Pacific Avenue takes a collaborative approach in partnering with strong management teams to drive strategic change and assist businesses in reaching their full potential. For more information, please visit www.pacificavenuecapital.com.