Ley joins Seacoast Capital

Seacoast Capital said Oct. 11 that Tom Ley has joined as Principal to the firm’s investment team. Previously, Ley led the West Coast offices of Lincolnshire Management, H.I.G. Capital and Guggenheim Partners.

October 11, 2016 06:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seacoast Capital (“Seacoast”) announced today the addition of Tom Ley as a Principal to the firm’s investment team. Tom has more than 20 years of experience in private equity headlined with his time leading the West Coast offices of Lincolnshire Management, H.I.G. Capital and Guggenheim Partners.
“We’ve known Tom for many years and are excited to have him on the Seacoast team,” said Seacoast Partner Jeff Holland. “Tom will be based in San Francisco, but will be focused on expanding Seacoast’s relationships and deal flow nationwide.”
About Tom Ley
Prior to joining Seacoast, Tom opened and ran the San Francisco offices for private equity firms Lincolnshire Management, H.I.G. Capital and Guggenheim Partners, where he was responsible for sourcing, negotiating, structuring, financing and closing transactions. He has been a member of the board of directors of a number of lower middle market companies including: Automatic Bar Controls, Color Control, Energy Manufacturing, Imperial Products, Polaris Pool Systems, Transworld and Williams Machine. Tom is also a past director of the San Francisco chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and an AB from the University of California, Berkeley.
About Seacoast Capital
Founded in 1994, with offices in Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA, Seacoast Capital invests subordinated debt and equity in partnership with management in lower middle-market specialty manufacturing, value-added distribution, business services and consumer companies. Seacoast typically invests $3 million to $20 million of subordinated debt and equity alongside existing management in companies with $10 million plus in revenues and $2 million plus of EBITDA to support growth, refinancings or management buyouts. Geographically, Seacoast invests anywhere in the United States. Since its inception, Seacoast manages over $500 million which the firm has invested in more than 70 companies across the United States. Seacoast is now actively seeking investment opportunities.
For additional information or to submit an investment opportunity, please contact Patrick Gengoux, Vice President, by phone at (415) 956-1400 or by email at pgengoux@seacoastcapital.com.