Shamrock Capital Advisors has hired Timothy Bluth and Sam Halls as vice president and senior associate, respectively. Previously, Bluth was a senior associate at The Gores Group while Halls was an associate at Silver Lake Sumeru.
LOS ANGELES, CA – August 16, 2016 – Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, an alternative investment firm focused on middle market media, entertainment and communications, announced today that Timothy Bluth and Sam Halls have joined the firm’s private equity team as a Vice President and Senior Associate, respectively.
Timothy joins Shamrock with over nine years of media, communications and entertainment experience spanning both investment banking and private equity. Prior to joining Shamrock, he was a Senior Associate at The Gores Group. Timothy previously worked as an Associate at Saban Capital and as an investment banking analyst in J.P. Morgan’s Technology, Media & Telecom group in New York and San Francisco.
Sam joins Shamrock with over four years of investment banking and private equity experience. Prior to joining Shamrock, Sam was as an Associate at Silver Lake Sumeru, where he focused on software investing. Before Silver Lake, he was an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley covering clients in media as well as consumer and retail industries.
“We are thrilled to have Tim and Sam join the team on the heels of recently raising our new $700 million Shamrock Capital Growth Fund IV. The depth of their private equity and media and entertainment experiences are perfectly suited to help us address the growing number of exciting opportunities that we are seeing in the rapidly evolving media, entertainment and communications landscape,” stated Steve Royer, Partner of Shamrock.
About Shamrock Capital Advisors
Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC is a Los Angeles-based alternative investment firm with approximately $1.8 billion of assets under management investing exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. Shamrock partners with strong management teams and takes an active, collaborative approach to creating value in each investment. Shamrock’s current investments include Consilio, FanDuel, Giant Creative/Strategy, Isolation Network, Mobilitie, Questex, Recorded Books, Screenvision Media, Silvergate Media and Wazee Digital. For more information, visit www.shamrockcap.com.