GROWTH-ORIENTED PRIVATE 

EQUITY FIRM

A Trusted Partner For Founders, Families, and Entrepreneurs

 

 

ABOUT

Based in San Diego, Seaside Equity Partners is a growth-oriented private equity firm that seeks to provide capital, resources and strategic support to leading mission critical services businesses with more than $10 million of revenues that are headquartered in the Western United States.

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CREATING

VALUE

ACCELERATE GROWTH

 

Both organically, and through acquisition.

EXPAND MARGINS

 

By improving operating efficiencies.

ENHANCE CASH FLOW

 

Through capital efficient investment and rigorous analytics.

IMPROVE POSITIONING

 

For attractive exit alternatives.

Seaside Equity Partners collaborates with management and brings a refined set of standard operating procedures in areas of operational excellence: strategic planning, corporate finance, growth acceleration initiatives, brand building, marketing, recruiting, operations, supply chain/distribution, and financial reporting. Alongside this, Seaside Equity Partners delivers third party resources, relationships and independent board members to enhance value creation initiatives.

 

We target companies with more than $10 million of revenues, and up to $100 million of enterprise value.

 
 

WHO WE PARTNER WITH

Seaside Equity Partners is focused on businesses that provide mission critical services.

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OUR

PORTFOLIO

Provider of end-to-end managed IT infrastructure solutions (MSP)

Pursuing Add-On Acquisitions

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Southern California’s leading provider of commercial plumbing services

2 Add-On Acquisitions

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Full service provider of signs and outdoor marketing solutions in Southern California

Leading commercial roofing company based in Colorado

Pursuing Add-On Acquisitions

Leading global marketer and distributor of premium hardscaping solutions for pools and outdoor surfaces

1 Add-On Acquisition

Pioneer and recognized leader of emotional intelligence training for the world’s leading organizations

 

OUR TEAM

The Seaside team brings together 50 years of transaction experience  and >$1.0 billion of closed transactions.

Andrew has nearly two decades of corporate finance and transactional experience. Prior to forming Seaside, Andrew served as a Managing Director and Partner in the Direct Equity division of Wafra, Inc., where he pursued lower middle market buyouts from 2006-2017 and established a West Coast office in 2014. Wafra is a global alternative asset manager with over $20 billion in AUM. Andrew has an MBA from New York University and a BS from Indiana University. 

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ANDREW THOMPSON
MANAGING DIRECTOR
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Andrew has several years of experience in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Seaside, he was in the strategy and transactions practice at Ernst & Young conducting buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for transactions in the business services, industrials, and technology sectors. Previously he was in the assurance practice at Ernst & Young performing financial statement audits of public and private companies in various sectors. Andrew earned a BA and MS from the University of San Diego and is a licensed CPA in the state of California.

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ANDREW KLEAM
VICE PRESIDENT
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Navid has several years of experience in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Seaside, he was an investment professional at Golden Gate Capital, where he pursued private equity investments, primarily in the business services sector. Golden Gate Capital is an alternative asset manager with over $15 billion in AUM. Navid has an MBA from Wharton, an MS from Stanford, and a BS from UCLA. 

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NAVID SHIRAZI
PRINCIPAL
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Hiral has several years of experience in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Seaside, he was an investment professional at Leeds Equity Partners in New York, where he pursued investments in the education, training and technology sectors. Hiral was previously an investment banker at William Blair. Hiral has a BBA and BA from The Ross School of Business at University of Michigan.

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HIRAL PITHADIA
VICE PRESIDENT
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Gabe is an experienced private equity investor and business development professional. Prior to joining Seaside, he was with Atlantic Street Capital. He began his investment career with The Gores Group, where he focused on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities. Prior to Gores, he was an investment banking professional with Houlihan Lokey.  Gabe has a MS from the University of Michigan and a BA from UCLA.

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GABE BECERRA
VICE PRESIDENT
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Prior to joining Seaside, Jesse was an Associate at Shea & Company, a software and technology enabled services focused investment bank. Jesse graduated with a BS in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.

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JESSE KAY
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
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JESSE KAY
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
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Noah has several years of experience in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Seaside, he was an investment professional at EagleTree Capital in New York, where he pursued investments within the business services, consumer and industrial sectors. Noah was previously an investment banker at Citi. Noah has a BS in Applied Mathematics with an emphasis in Quantitative Finance and Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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JESSE KAY
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
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NOAH SEIDENFELD
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
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CONTACT

SEASIDE EQUITY PARTNERS

OUR ADDRESS

12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92130