Los Angeles, CA – April 20, 2021 – Vance Street Capital (“Vance Street”), a middle-market private equity fund focused on highly-engineered solutions businesses in the medical, life sciences, industrial technologies and aerospace & defense markets, today announced the addition of Natalie Yates as Director of Business Development and Nick Lindholm as Associate.
Ms. Yates joins Vance Street as Director of Business Development to help lead the firm’s investment sourcing and intermediary relationship management efforts. Additionally, Ms. Yates will work with portfolio companies to source add-on acquisition opportunities. Ms. Yates commented, “I’m excited to join the growing Vance Street team and focus my efforts on continuing to help the firm identify and partner with best-in-class entrepreneurs and management teams.”
Prior to joining Vance Street, Ms. Yates was a Vice President on the Sponsor Coverage team at BBVA Compass, where she originated and executed leveraged loans to private equity backed businesses. During her time at BBVA, Ms. Yates was involved in the financing of Vance Street’s acquisition of A&E Medical, which was sold to Zimmer Biomet in November 2020. She started her finance career in the Investment Banking Divisions of Lehman Brothers and J.P. Morgan, executing a variety of transactions including M&A, debt and equity financings.
“We are thrilled to have Natalie join the Vance Street team to continue to help drive our investment sourcing and relationship management efforts,” said Brian Martin, Managing Partner at Vance Street Capital. “Having worked with Natalie for many years, she brings a unique blend of transaction execution experience to the business development role and will be a great addition to the Vance Street team.”
As an Associate, Mr. Lindholm will be responsible for due diligence and execution on new investment opportunities as well as ongoing portfolio management. He joins Vance Street from Barclays, where he was an Associate in the firm’s Consumer Retail and Financial Sponsor groups within the Investment Banking Division. He began his career in the healthcare investment banking group at JMP Securities and prior to that, was an Associate at PIMCO. “We are excited to continue to build our investment team and the addition of Nick will bolster our efforts on partnering with leading highly-engineered solutions businesses” said Brian Martin.