Matt Oehlmann has joined Evergreen Pacific Partners as a VP. Oehlmann will primarily focus on origination throughout Southern California and the West Coast. Most recently, Oehlmann was a VP at Marlin Equity Partners.
SEATTLE and LOS ANGELES, September 5, 2013 - Evergreen Pacific Partners (Evergreen), Washington State’s largest private equity fund, announced it has added Matt Oehlmann as vice president in the company’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Oehlmann will primarily focus his efforts on origination throughout Southern California and the West Coast. In addition he will participate in all activities of the firm throughout the investment process.
Mr. Oehlmann joins Evergreen from his post as a vice president at Marlin Equity Partners, aprivate investment firm based in Los Angeles. Prior to Marlin, he was an associate within the global business development group at Platinum Equity, a leading global private investment firm based in Beverly Hills. Mr. Oehlmann holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.
“Matt’s extensive network, his proven ability to drive deal flow, and his experience identifying attractive investment opportunities are a perfect fit for Evergreen,” said T.J. McGill, a co-founder and managing partner at Evergreen Pacific Partners. “We look forward to continuing to build our presence in California as well as the West Coast.”
Evergreen Pacific Partners, which manages two private equity funds totaling $700 million, invests in traditional buyouts, management led buyouts, and growth equity investments involving traditional middle-market companies in the Western U.S. and Canada.
Its investors include foundations, endowments, pension funds, and West Coast-based CEOs with experience in Evergreen’s target industries. Evergreen opened its Los Angeles office in 2009 to both better serve several existing portfolio companies as well as leverage the significant potential for new opportunities.
“Evergreen’s unique market focus provides a great opportunity to create value for our investors as well as the companies in which we invest,” said Matt Oehlmann. “I am thrilled to be joining an extremely talented and successful team.”
About Evergreen Pacific Partners
Based in Seattle, Wash., Evergreen Pacific Partners currently manages two private equity funds totaling $700 million, with a focus on investing in traditional, middle-market companies in Western North America. Evergreen Pacific was co-founded by Timothy Bernardez, T. J. McGill, and Michael Nibarger. Evergreen Pacific’s acquisitions and investments include Western Broadband (Phoenix, Ariz.), Gene Juarez Salons & Spas (Seattle, Wash.), Good Source Solutions (Carlsbad, Calif.), Haney Truck Line (Yakima, Wash.), Puget Sound Truck Lines, Inc. (Seattle, Wash.), Nickel Plate Express, Inc. (Portland, Ore.), Nuprecon (Snoqualmie, Wash.), CST Environmental (Brea, Calif.), Marcor Environmental (Baltimore, MD), Radiant Imaging, Inc. Zemax Development Corporation (Redmond, Wash.) Thermal Dynamics (Ontario, Calif.), and PAC Stainless (Seattle, Wash.)