AEP promotes two to principal

Angeles Equity Partners has promoted Sameer Patel and Sam Heischuber to principal. Patel joined the private equity firm in 2014 while Heischuber came on board in 2016.


LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Angeles Equity Partners, LLC (AEP), a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation, today announced Sameer Patel and Sam Heischuber have been promoted to Principal.

“We believe Sameer and Sam are accomplished investors with a demonstrated ability to connect with sellers and management teams,” said Timothy Meyer Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Angeles Equity Partners. “They have contributed mightily to the development of our firm, and we are confident they will continue to play a significant role making new investments and generating value across the portfolio.”

“Sameer and Sam have been key contributors in the growth of Angeles Equity Partners,” said Jordan Katz, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Angeles Equity Partners. “We are delighted to congratulate these senior leaders on this milestone and thank each of them for their significant contributions to maintaining our firm’s culture, integrity and success.”

Sameer Patel joined Angeles Equity Partners at its inception in 2014. He is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities, primarily in the automotive, aerospace & defense, electrical components, and packaging sectors. Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners, Mr. Patel was an investment professional at The Gores Group. Mr. Patel began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch, specifically within the Global Industrials Group. Mr. Patel received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

Sam Heischuber is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities at Angeles Equity Partners, primarily in the building products, distribution, transportation & logistics, and metals sectors. Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners in 2016, Mr. Heischuber spent five years at Platinum Equity within the Lower Middle Market group. Previous to Platinum Equity, Mr. Heischuber was an Associate at Sun Capital Partners. Mr. Heischuber began his career as an analyst within the Investment Banking Division at Wells Fargo in New York. Mr. Heischuber received a B.S. in Business Administration, with a Finance concentration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About Angeles Equity Partners, LLC
Angeles Equity Partners, LLC is a private equity firm that invests in companies across a wide range of industrial sectors and specifically targets businesses which it believes can directly benefit from the firm’s strategic, operational and M&A capabilities. The Angeles skill set drives the firm’s investment philosophy and, in its view, can help businesses reach their full potential. Learn more online at