Leadership

Mark James Procopio, Managing Director

Mark has experience in all structures of secondaries transactions and a particular expertise in Search Fund investing. In addition to his work in private equity, he has served as an attorney in Silicon Valley, and as CEO of Cibernet PLC, the world’s largest transaction management and settlement provider for the wireless industry. Mark has been a guest lecturer in Private Equity at the MBA programs of Columbia, Pennsylvania (Wharton), Duke (Fuqua), North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler), Johns Hopkins (Carey), Dartmouth (Tuck), and Georgetown (McDonough). Mark has a JD from the U. of California, Berkeley, and a BA from Loyola Marymount U.

Gijs van Thiel, Adviser

Gijs is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 747 Capital, an award-winning Fund of Funds currently investing its 6th institutional fund. Gijs has 25+ years’ experience investing in the lower middle market and is a highly sought-after expert speaker in the industry. Gijs earned his M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and his B.A. from Webster University.

Frank van Lint, Adviser

Frank is the Founder and Managing Director of Dellin Investments, a diversified Fund of Funds and active Co-Investor. Frank is an experienced private equity investor with over 20 years of experience in investing in the lower middle market, both directly and through funds. Frank serves on the Board of several investment funds, and has a particular expertise in complex deal structures. Frank earned an MA in Economics at Erasmus University.

Sandro Mina, Adviser

Sandro is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Relay Investments, and had previously been a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sverica Partners. Sandro is an experienced private equity investor with a 25+ year track record of building investment businesses. Sandro has a particular expertise in the Search Fund strategy, and has been a featured speaker on industry panels both in North America and Europe. Sandro has an MBA from Stanford U. and a BS from Imperial College.

Martin Steber, Adviser

Martin is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Relay Investments, and had previously been a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sverica Partners. Martin is an experienced private equity investor with a 25+ year track record of building investment businesses. Martin has a particular expertise in the Search Fund strategy, and has been at the forefront of the development of that strategy internationally. Martin has an MBA from Stanford U. and a BS from Imperial College.

Richard Augustyn, Adviser

Richard is the Founder of Endurance Search Partners, one of the most highly-respected investors in the market. Richard is also the Founder of both the NIP Group, a specialized business insurance intermediary ranked among the 100 largest in the United States, and the Extensis Group, a Professional Employer Group named one of the Top 25 HR Technology Solution Providers.

Alex Wang, Adviser

Alex is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Riviera Capital Partners, and brings not only 20+ years investing experience at such firms as JP Morgan, Intel Capital, and AIG Investment Corp, but also a highly successful management track record as CEO of Resource Directory Group. Alex holds a BA and BSBA from Boston University, and an MBA from UCLA.

Jamie Barrett, Adviser

Jamie is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Acrewood Holdings, and has over 20+ years of experience in private equity and debt investing. Jamie is a widely-acknowledged expert in the structuring of special financing products and complex transaction types. Jamie has an AB from Princeton University and an MBA Wharton.

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