LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that Brooke Burlingame Adams has joined LLCP as a Director, responsible for establishing and managing its newly opened Charlotte, North Carolina office. Ms. Adams will lead the firm’s structured equity origination and investing efforts in the Southeastern U.S.
According to Lauren B. Leichtman, Co-Founder and CEO of LLCP, “We are very excited to welcome Brooke to our firm. Her relationships and experience throughout the Southeastern U.S. will be very valuable as we continue to expand our platform. I have no doubt that Brooke will be a critical part of our continued success.”
Ms. Adams joined LLCP in April 2018 and is a member of the firm’s deal origination group. She participates in the origination of investment opportunities, investment due diligence, as well as forging partnerships with transaction intermediaries.
Prior to joining LLCP, Ms. Adams was a Vice President at Carousel Capital, a Charlotte-based lower middle-market private equity firm. At Carousel she was responsible for originating, assessing and developing investment leads and relationships with companies based in the Southeast U.S., as well as outreach to deal professionals such as investment banks, business brokers, attorneys, accountants, consultants and financing providers.
Previously, Ms. Adams worked in the High Yield Research and Industrials Investment Banking groups at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte. She received a B.B.A. in Finance with High Honors from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, where she graduated magna cum laude.
LLCP Charlotte Office Information
Brooke Burlingame Adams, Director
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Inc.
101 S. Tryon Street, Suite 2700
Charlotte, NC 28280
About Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
LLCP is a Los Angeles, California based private investment firm that has managed approximately $9.7 billion of institutional capital since its inception. LLCP invests in middle market companies located in the United States and Europe. LLCP is currently making new investments through Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, L.P., LLCP Lower Middle Market Fund, L.P., Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Private Capital Solutions, L.P., Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe, L.P., LLCP Co-Investment Fund, L.P. and Levine Leichtman Strategic Capital, LLC. Current and prior investments by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in the Southeastern U.S. include McKenzie Taxidermy Supply, Syntron Material Handling, Genova Diagnostics, Global Franchise Group, Beef O’Brady’s / Brass Tap, Caring Brands International and Allied Aerofoam Products. LLCP has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte, London and The Hague. For more information about Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, please visit http://www.llcp.com.