Levine Leichtman Capital Partners hired Ted Jeon as a director on the investment management team. Jeon previously worked as a principal at Kohlberg & Co. The firm also promoted seven employees, including Tannaz Chapman to managing director.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a middle-market private equity firm with a 37-year track record of successfully investing across various targeted sectors, today announced several promotions:
· Tannaz Chapman to Managing Director
· Michael Knapp to Director
· Jay Berajawala to Associate Director
· Steven Korff to Associate Director
· Monty Ismail to Associate Director
· Robert Papetti to Senior Associate
· Alexander Bruno to Senior Associate
LLCP also announced that Ted Jeon has joined the firm as a Director on the Investment Management Team. Mr. Jeon was previously a Principal at Kohlberg & Company.
Matthew Frankel, a Managing Partner at LLCP, said, “We are pleased to reward several outstanding investment professionals with well-deserved promotions. Each has worked exceedingly hard on behalf of our firm and portfolio companies to create value on behalf of our investors. We are proud of our ability to develop great talent and confident that these individuals will continue to grow professionally as part of LLCP for years to come.”
Michael Weinberg, a Managing Partner at LLCP, added, “We are also pleased to welcome Ted Jeon to LLCP. Ted has an outstanding reputation and strong track record, and we believe he will make significant contributions to our continued success.”
Full biographies of all the executives named in this release can be found at https://www.llcp.com/about/our-team.
About Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC is a middle-market private equity firm with a 37-year track record of successfully investing across various targeted sectors, including franchising, professional services, education and engineered products. LLCP utilizes a differentiated Structured Private Equity investment strategy, combining debt and equity capital investments in portfolio companies. This unique structure provides a less dilutive solution for management teams and entrepreneurs, while delivering growth and income with a significantly lower risk profile.
LLCP’s global team of dedicated investment professionals is led by seven partners who have worked together for an average of 21 years. Since inception, LLCP has managed approximately $11 billion of institutional capital across 14 investment funds and has invested in over 85 portfolio companies. LLCP currently manages approximately $7 billion of assets – including its most recent flagship fund, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, L.P., which closed in 2018 with $2.5 billion of committed capital – and has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Charlotte, Miami, London, Stockholm and The Hague.