Firm Expands Senior Leadership Team
San Diego, CA (September 8, 2016) – HCAP Partners (formerly Huntington Capital), a California-based private equity firm and recognized impact investor, has announced the promotion of Nicolas Lopez to Principal.
Nicolas joined HCAP Partners in June 2013 and serves as a key member of the investment team, responsible for the origination and analysis of new investment opportunities, deal structuring, execution, and investment monitoring. Nicolas covers a wide spectrum of industries and is a board observer or actively involved with several of the firm’s portfolio companies, including Resolve Systems (www.resolvesystems.com), Native Foods Café (www.nativefoods.com), Datashield (www.datashieldprotect.com), Protect Plus Air Holdings (www.protectplus.com), Parallel 6 (www.parallel6.com), and Lucernex (www.lucernex.com).
HCAP Partners is a provider of growth capital to lower-middle market companies throughout California and the Western United States. Through ongoing, active engagement with portfolio companies, the team at HCAP Partners provides value-added resources to help optimize performance and increase enterprise value. The firm has been recognized as an ImpactAssets 50 fund three years running, and works to facilitate a positive impact on underserved businesses, their employees and their communities through active portfolio engagement.
“We are very pleased to recognize the outstanding contributions of Nicolas with his well-deserved promotion,” said Tim Bubnack, Managing Partner. “We are confident that he will continue to serve our investors and provide value to our portfolio companies in the years to come.”
Prior to joining HCAP Partners, Nicolas was with Best Buy, Inc. in their corporate development group. Nicolas joined Best Buy in 2010 where he helped identify, evaluate, and support early stage investment opportunities. Before joining Best Buy, Nicolas worked at FMV Opinions as a Senior Associate and Aegis Asset Management as an investment analyst. Nicolas received his MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and holds a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University. He is also a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Board of Directors of ACG San Diego.
About HCAP Partners
HCAP Partners (formerly Huntington Capital) was founded in 2000 and is a provider of mezzanine debt and private equity for underserved, lower-middle market companies throughout California and the Western United States. HCAP Partners seeks to invest $2 million to $9 million in established businesses generating between $10 million and $75 million in revenues in the healthcare, software, services, and manufacturing industries. The firm has invested in over 50 companies since it was founded and proactively works with its portfolio companies to achieve favorable financial outcomes and measurable impact value creation. Tim Bubnack, Morgan Miller, Frank Mora, Hope Mago, and Nicolas Lopez lead HCAP Partners’ investment team. For more information, please visit www.hcapllc.com or call (858) 259-7654.