American Realty Advisors
(213) 233-5700
Top Local Executive: 

Stanley Iezman, CEO, Chairman Industry Focus Retail, industrial, office, multifamily

Angeles Equity Partners
(310) 844-9200
Top Local Executive:

Tim Meyer, Co-Founder, Managing Partner Industry Focus Industrials

Ares Management
(310) 201-4100
Top Local Executive:

David Kaplan, Co-Head of Private Equity Group
Industry Focus All industries

Aurora Capital Partners
(310) 551-0101
Top Local Executive:

John Mapes, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Engineered products, technology-enabled services, distribution

Avante Mezzanine Partners
(310) 667-9242
Top Local Executive:

Jeri Harman, Chairman, Founding Partner
Industry Focus Business services, health care, education, software, industrial/manufacturing

Balmoral Funds
(310) 473-3065
Top Local Executive:

Jonathan Victor, Senior Managing Director
Industry Focus Lower middle-market

Bison Capital Asset Management
(310) 260-6582
Top Local Executive:

Douglas Trussler, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Health care, software, financial services, business services

Brentwood Associates
(310) 477-6611
Top Local Executive:

Bill Barnum, Partner
Industry Focus Consumer products and services, retail, business services, education, restaurants

Caltius Capital Management
(310) 996-9585
Top Local Executive:

James Upchurch, CEO, President
Industry Focus Business services, industrial services, health care services and consumer products/services

Century Park Capital Partners
(310) 867-2210
Top Local Executive:

Martin Sarafa, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Specialty chemicals, medical products and services, consumer goods, engineered products

Clearlake Capital Group
(310) 400-8800
Top Local Executive:

Jose Feliciano, Founding Managing Partner
Industry Focus Industrials and energy, software and technology-enabled services, consumer products/retail

Corridor Capital
(310) 442-7000
Top Local Executive:

Craig Enenstein, CEO
Industry Focus Manufacturing, business services, value-added distribution

Crescendo Capital Partners
(310) 926-1314
Top Local Executive:

CL Turner, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Health care, light manufacturing, distribution, consumer, franchises

Energy Power Partners

(510) 556-2370
Top Local Executive:

Henry Park, Founder, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Clean energy, clean power

First | Bev
(310) 481-5100
Top Local Executive:

William Anderson, CEO
Industry Focus Beverage and beverage-related companies

Freeman Spogli & Co.
(310) 444-1822
Top Local Executive:

Bradford Freeman, Founding Partner
Industry Focus Consumer, distribution

Gores Group
(310) 209-3010
Top Local Executive:

Alec Gores, CEO, Chairman
Industry Focus Technology, industrial, health care

(310) 806-9780
Top Local Executive:

Steve Russell, Managing Director,
Senior Portfolio Manager
Industry Focus All industries

K1 Investment Management
(800) 310-2870
Top Local Executive:

Hasan Askari, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Software

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
(310) 282-7900
Top Local Executive:

Mike Levitt, CEO
Industry Focus Energy, real estate, private credit, growth

Leonard Green & Partners
(310) 954-0444
Top Local Executive:

John Danhakl, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Retail, consumer products, distribution, business services, health care

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
(310) 275-5335
Top Local Executive:

Matthew Frankel, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Business services, education, franchising, light manufacturing/engineered products

Lovell Minnick Partners
(310) 414-6160
Top Local Executive:

Jeffrey Lovell, Co-Chairman
Industry Focus Financial services, business services

Marlin Equity Partners
(310) 364-0100
Top Local Executive:

David McGovern, Founder, Chairman, CEO
Industry Focus Software, technology, health care IT, technology-enabled services, industrial technology

Meridian General Capital
(310) 818-4500
Top Local Executive:
 Ravi Rao, Founder, Chairman
Industry Focus Business services, packaging, technology, travel, manufacturing, telecommunications, life sciences

NMS Consulting Inc.
(310) 855-0020
Top Local Executive:
Trevor Saliba, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Agriculture, consumer products, cybersecurity, health care, hospitality, media, real estate, transportation

Oaktree Capital Management
(213) 830-6300
Top Local Executive:
Howard Marks, CFA, Co-Chairman
Industry Focus Consumer and branded products, food and beverage,
financial services, media

Ocean Avenue Capital Partners
(424) 238-0730
Top Local Executive:
Jeff Ennis, Partner
Industry Focus General industries

Odyssey Investment Partners
(818) 737-1111
Top Local Executive:
Bill Hopkins, Vice Chairman
Industry Focus Aerospace, energy services, equipment rental, business/insurance services

OpenGate Capital
(310) 432-7000
Top Local Executive:
Andrew Nikou, CEO, Managing Partner
Industry Focus All

Pacific Growth Investors
(310) 359-0456
Top Local Executive:
Mark Sampson, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Manufacturing, business services

(310) 414-7870
Top Local Executive:
William Lindsay, Partner
Industry Focus Real estate

Platinum Equity
(310) 712-1850
Top Local Executive:
Tom Gores, CEO
Industry Focus No preferred industries

(310) 299-4100
Top Local Executive:
Michael Reinstein, CEO, Chairman
Industry Focus Media, software/technology, retail, consumer products and services, industrial

Riverside Co.
(310) 499-5080
Top Local Executive:
Jeremy Holland, Managing Partner, Origination, North America
Industry Focus Business services, consumer brands, education and training, franchisors, health care, software

RLH Equity Partners
(310) 405-7200
Top Local Executive:
J. Christopher Lewis, Managing Director
Industry Focus Business services, health care, government services

Saybrook Capital
(310) 899-9200
Top Local Executive:
Jonathan Rosenthal, Portfolio Manager
Industry Focus Business services, consumer, health care, manufacturing

Seidler Equity Partners
(213) 683-4622
Top Local Executive: Peter Seidler, Founding Partner
Industry Focus General industries

Shamrock Capital Advisors
(310) 964-6600
Top Local Executive:
Stephen Royer, Partner
Industry Focus Media, entertainment and communications

Skyview Capital
(310) 273-6000
Top Local Executive: Alex Soltani, CEO, Chairman
Industry Focus Software, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, business services

Solace Capital Partners
(310) 919-5401
Top Local Executive: Christopher Brothers, Local Principal, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Industrial, consumer, energy, transportation and logistics, financial services, technology, media

St. Cloud Capital
(310) 475-2700
Top Local Executive: Benjamin Hom, Managing Partner
Industry FocusMiddle-market companies

Transom Capital Group
(424) 293-2818
Top Local Executive: Russ Roenick, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Consumer products, retail, industrial, business
services, media

U.S. Renewables Group

(310) 586-3934
Top Local Executive: Lee Bailey, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Renewable energy

Vance Street Capital
(310) 231-7100
Top Local Executive: Richard Crowell, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Aerospace/defense, industrial, medical

Variant Equity Advisors
(310) 467-4700
Top Local Executive: Farhaad Wadia, Founder, Managing Partner
Industry Focus All

Varsity Healthcare Partners
(310) 564-2690
Top Local Executive: David Alpern, Founding Partner
Industry FocusHealth care

Vicente Capital Partners
(310) 826-2255
Top Local Executive: Jay Ferguson, Co-Founding Managing Partner
Industry Focus Business services, technology-enabled services, consumer services, specialty manufacturing

Wedbush Capital Partners
(213) 688-8012
Top Local Executive: Geoff Bland, Managing Director
Industry Focus Business and financial services, specialty manufacturing

Westhook Capital
(310) 550-7711
Top Local Executive: Michael Hooks, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Consumer, industrial, business services, tech-enabled services, health care

Yucaipa Cos.
(310) 789-7200
Top Local Executive: Ron Burkle, Managing Partner
Industry Focus Grocery

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