Pacific Avenue Capital Partners Adds New Team Member, Jack Marut

Avenue Capital Partners, LLC
(“Pacific Avenue”), a Los Angeles-based
private investment firm, announced that John “Jack” Marut joined the
firm. Jack joins the firm as a Senior Associate who will focus his
efforts on deal evaluation, due diligence and execution, and portfolio

“We are excited to add Jack to the expanding Pacific Avenue Team,”
said Chris Sznewajs, Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Avenue
Capital Partners.
“Jack’s experience and background fits very
well with the existing approach of our team.
Jack will support
efforts on new platform investments while also partnering with our
existing investment portfolio at Emerald Textiles, LLC, Sterile
Processing Services of America LLC, and Cameron Ashley Building
Products, Inc.”

Pacific Avenue seeks control investments in businesses that have the
potential for transformational upside while employing a collaborative
approach to drive superior growth. Pacific Avenue pursues assets that
have a strong, defensible offering, where there is an opportunity to
drive operational or strategic change (i.e. corporate carve-outs,
legacy/generational management transitions, an evolving market/industry,
growth challenges, etc.). The team has an ability to effectively
navigate difficult, complicated and time sensitive transactions. Pacific
Avenue looks for assets in the following sectors; general industrials,
building products, healthcare services, business services, automotive,
and aerospace & defense. Investment size ranges from $50 million to $350
million in enterprise value.

Prior to joining Pacific Avenue, Jack Marut served as an Associate at
KPS Capital Partners, LP, where his responsibilities included deal
evaluation, due diligence, and portfolio maintenance. Prior to KPS, Jack
was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Industrials Group at Nomura.
Jack holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Accounting from Boston College.

About Pacific Avenue Capital Partners

Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, founded by Chris Sznewajs, is a Los
Angeles-based private investment firm with deep expertise in operations
and growth enhancement in the middle market. Pacific Avenue acquires
controlling interests in businesses across multiple industries including
industrials, building products, healthcare services and business
services. Pacific Avenue, in conjunction with its operating executives,
partners with exceptional management teams to assist businesses in
unlocking value and reaching their full potential. Pacific Avenue’s
portfolio has more than $800 million in combined revenue. For more
information, please visit


Chris Sznewajs
Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC

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