A Trusted Partner For Founders, Families, and Entrepreneurs
Based in San Diego, Seaside Equity Partners is a growth-oriented and operationally focused private equity firm that seeks to provide capital, resources and strategic support to leading mission critical services businesses that are headquartered in the Western United States.
Mission Critical Services
Western United States
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' internal Portfolio Value Creation team delivers bespoke expertise, third party resources, relationships and independent board members to drive value creation initiatives.
Both organically, and through acquisition.
By improving operating efficiencies.
ENHANCE CASH FLOW
Through capital efficient investment and rigorous analytics.
For attractive exit alternatives.
WHO WE PARTNER WITH
Mission Critical Services
$10 to $150 million
Less than $15 million
Long-standing, family / founder owned, suitable for buy and build
Provider of end-to-end managed IT infrastructure solutions (MSP)
1 Add-on Acquisition
Southern California’s leading provider of commercial plumbing services
6 Add-On Acquisitions
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
*Managed by ART Capital
The Seaside team possesses decades of experience partnering with founder and family-owned businesses in our target sectors. We bring together more than 50 years of expertise across greater than $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.
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.
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.
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.
ORIGINATION & PORTFOLIO VALUE CREATION
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.
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.