Vistara Capital Partners has promoted John O’Donoghue and Kathleen Reaume to director, investments. Also, the firm hired Tracy Zhang and Alexander Leung, as investment analyst and marketing and communications manager, respectively. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Vistara is a provider of growth debt and hybrid debt-equity financing solutions for mid-late stage technology companies across North America.
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
VANCOUVER — Vistara Capital Partners (“Vistara”) is thrilled to announce the promotions of John O’Donoghue and Kathleen Reaume to Director, Investments. This comes at a time when Vistara Capital Partners is actively expanding its team to support its new USD $115 million Vistara Technology Growth Fund III LP and increased investment activity across North America.
John O’Donoghue brings over a decade of experience in corporate development and private equity, having previously worked for the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) and ESB, an international utility company. His work has focused on strategic investments, acquisitions, financing and partnerships within the technology and renewable energy sectors.
With over ten years of experience prior to joining Vistara Capital in 2018, Kathleen was previously the Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Finance & Strategy at two New York based technology startups, where she focused on market expansion and strategic growth financing. Kathleen has also worked at UBS in the firm’s global Consumer Products & Retail group, advising clients on capital offerings, M&A and strategic alternatives.
Also newly hired to the team are Tracy Zhang and Alexander Leung, who join Vistara Capital as an Investment Analyst and Marketing & Communications Manager, respectively.
Tracy honed her talents at KPMG, where she provided financial audit services to both public and private enterprise clients across a diverse range of industries. Most recently, she worked in the Transaction Services practice at KPMG, where she provided financial advisory services related to M&A deals.
Alexander joins from his previous work as a growth marketing consultant, helping technology startups in Silicon Valley find market traction and growth. He has also held managerial positions at several other technology companies and digital ad agencies, including Lalamove and Ogilvy, where he focused on market expansion, public relations, growth marketing and brand development.
About Vistara Capital Partners
Headquartered in Vancouver BC, Vistara Capital provides highly flexible and less dilutive growth debt and hybrid debt-equity financing solutions for mid-late stage technology companies across North America. Founded, managed, and funded by seasoned technology finance and operating executives, “Vistara” (Sanskrit for “expansion”) is focused on enabling the growth and expansion of its portfolio companies. Additional information is available at www.vistaracapital.com.