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ORIX Capital Partners names business development VP

ORIX Capital Partners has hired Michael Packer as vice president of business development. Previously, Packer was a senior associate for ClearLight Partners.


NEW YORK (Nov. 28, 2017) ORIX Capital Partners announced today the addition of Michael Packer to its team as the Vice President of Business Development. Packer will lead the group’s deal origination efforts.
“Adding a team member with extensive experience like Michael has is an extraordinary opportunity for us,” said Terry Suzuki, President and CEO of ORIX Capital Partners. “His knowledge and insight greatly complements that of our team, and we look forward to continuing to grow our business and pursuing new deals.”

Based in New York City, ORIX Capital Partners is a subsidiary of Dallas-based ORIX USA. ORIX Capital Partners invests between $75 million to $200 million of equity in companies that share the following characteristics: strong market position and sustainable competitive advantage; durable business strategy that is resilient through economic cycles; profitable and scalable business model; growing industry; and a proven management team. The team is especially interested in companies in the business services, infrastructure services and industrials industries.

Prior to joining ORIX Capital Partners, Packer drove business development initiatives as a Senior Associate for ClearLight Partners, a middle-market private equity fund. Before his time at ClearLight, Packer served as a financial analyst in the San Francisco office of Morgan Stanley, where he helped manage investment portfolios on behalf of high net worth families, institutions and foundations. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and also earned an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
ORIX Capital Partners LLC

ORIX Capital Partners LLC, formerly known as IX Capital Partners, is a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX USA Corporation. It sponsors direct equity investments to support growth and performance among established middle-market companies throughout North America, spanning a variety of industries including infrastructure services, business services and industrials. For more information on ORIX Capital Partners, visit