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Family office focused on private equity and venture capital investments in automotive, mobility, electrification, mfg & logistics, retail & aftermarket, and related financial services. Thematically, we view reshoring, energy transition, and digitization as dominant, disruptive trends with sizable consequences for economic profit. These developments manifest in select investment opportunities in both controlled interest transactions in private equity and consolidation transactions in growth equity. We foresee “higher for longer” interest rates globally with positive real rates in the US as most likely monetary outlook.
Richard D Spitzer, Managing Partner
Richard D Spitzer
Founder & Managing Partner
Global track record of working with top Global 2000 companies, leading private equity & venture capital firms (Sequoia Capital, FM Capital, others), and former Global Managing Partner for Accenture Automotive and Industrials Group.
Board Observer of Urgently, Board member of Samsar Resources, and Advisory Board member of Mobility Impact Partners (MIP), Voltaiq, Ravin, Niron Magnetics, Fuse Autotech, and OpenLending.
Academically, has a BS Mechanical Engineering with honors, U of Mississippi, and Masters of Business Administration (Finance) with honors, Southern Methodist University.
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Began publicly trading on Nasdaq as LPRO on June 11, 2020
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