Angeles Equity Partners is led by a highly-experienced team that has worked together for over a decade.

LEADERSHIP

Jordan W. Katz

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jordan is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Angeles Equity Partners.  Jordan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm's investment activities. 

Prior to co-founding Angeles Equity Partners in 2014, Jordan co-led the Industrials vertical at The Gores Group with Tim Meyer.  During his over 11 year tenure at Gores, Jordan served as a member of the board of directors for numerous portfolio companies (or their successors/ acquirers), including United Road Services, Sage Automotive Interiors, Cosmo Specialty Fibers, Proxicom, Hyperspace Communications and WStore Europe.  Prior to joining Gores in 2002, Jordan was a member of UBS Warburg’s Los Angeles office where he focused on providing coverage to private equity firms and originating new transaction ideas.  In 2000, Jordan was a founding member of eVolution Global Partners, a venture capital firm established by Texas Pacific Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Bain & Company.  Jordan began his career in 1996 at Colony Capital, an international private equity firm focused on real estate-related investments. 

Jordan received a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

 

Timothy P. Meyer

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Tim is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Angeles Equity Partners.  Tim is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm's investment activities.

Prior to co-founding Angeles Equity Partners in 2014, Tim co-led the Industrials vertical at The Gores Group with Jordan Katz. Tim was responsible for leading due diligence efforts, driving operational transformation and providing portfolio company oversight.  During his tenure at Gores, Tim served as the Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer of numerous portfolio companies, and was a member of both the Management and Investment Committees.  Prior to Gores, Tim spent two years at Gateway, where he was responsible for the revenue and margin performance of Services, Software, and Enterprise Products in the Professional Business Unit. Prior to Gateway, Tim spent more than five years at Bain & Company, where he led numerous strategy, M&A and operational improvement engagements for corporate and private equity clients.  Before that, Tim served in various sales leadership and transformation positions at AT&T and began his career with IBM.

Tim received a B.A. in Finance from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

 

Larry Tate, Operating Partner

Larry has been an Operating Partner at Angeles Equity Partners since its inception in 2014.  He is responsible for leading the evaluation and due diligence of new investment opportunities, driving post-close transformation and providing oversight across portfolio investments. 

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners, from 2003 to 2014, Larry was a Senior Director, Director and Senior Associate in Alvarez & Marsal’s Commercial Restructuring group.  During his tenure at Alvarez & Marsal, Larry oversaw all aspects of engagements and worked with the Boards and senior management teams of companies that were either financially distressed or simply underperforming in order to design and implement solutions for the challenges they were facing.  From 1999-2002, Larry was a Senior Associate at Cravey, Green & Wahlen, a control‐oriented private equity firm with $750 million of assets under management, where he was involved in the evaluation of potential new capital investments and monitoring the performance of portfolio companies.  From 1995-1999, Larry was an Associate Consultant and, subsequently, a Senior Consultant in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Corporate Recovery practice. 

Larry earned a B.A. from the College of William & Mary.  Larry is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and is Certified in Distressed Business Valuations (CDBV).

 

Annie Chau, Chief Administrative & Compliance Officer

Annie has been the Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer of Angeles Equity Partners since its inception in 2014.  She is responsible for the firm's internal operations and compliance efforts. 

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners, from 2013 to 2014, Annie was a consultant providing transaction advisory services to various buyers and sellers, including a private equity firm.  From 2005 to 2012, Annie was an Associate and, subsequently, a Vice President at The Gores Group, where she was responsible for the sourcing, execution and negotiation of certain Gores acquisitions and divestitures, particularly in the Industrials vertical.  While at Gores, Annie served as a member of the Board of Directors for Scovill and as an observer on the Boards of various other portfolio companies, including United Road Services, Sage Automotive Interiors, and Cosmo Specialty Fibers.  While at Gores, Annie was also involved in raising Gores Capital Partners II, L.P., an institutional fund with $1.3 billion in capital commitments, in 2007 and Gores Capital Partners, III, L.P., an institutional fund with approximately $2.1 billion in capital commitments, in 2011.  Annie began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Merrill Lynch. 

Annie earned a B.A., with Honors, in Economics and a M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

 

Sam Heischuber, Vice President

Sam is a Vice President at Angeles Equity Partners, where he is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners in 2016, Sam was an investment professional at Platinum Equity in the Lower Middle Market group.  At Platinum, his primary responsibilities included evaluating and executing potential acquisitions, conducting and managing the due diligence process, and overseeing portfolio company operations.  Prior to his experience at Platinum, Sam was an Associate at Sun Capital Partners.  Sam began his career as an analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Wells Fargo in New York.

Sam received a B.S. in Business Administration, with a Finance concentration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

Sameer Patel, Vice President

Sameer has been a Vice President at Angeles Equity Partners since its inception in 2014, where he is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners, Sameer was an investment professional at The Gores Group, where he was responsible for evaluating and executing potential acquisition targets, as well as coordinating and managing the due diligence process. Sameer began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch in the Global Industrials Group.  Sameer received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

Sameer received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

 

MAX SCHECHTER, Vice president, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Max is a Vice President, Business Development at Angeles Equity Partners, where he leads the firm's deal origination efforts.

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners in 2017, Max worked at Lindsay Goldberg, where he coordinated the firm’s business development activities.  While at Lindsay Goldberg, his responsibilities included sourcing potential investment opportunities, developing intermediary relationships and managing the firm's Affiliate Partner network.  Prior to his experience at Lindsay Goldberg, Max was involved in private equity fundraising at both The Riverside Company and MVision Private Equity Advisers.

Max earned a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.

 

JAMES D. LEE, ASSOCIATE

James is an Associate at Angeles Equity Partners, where he is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners in 2017, James was as an analyst within the Investment Banking Division of Jefferies in the Leverage Finance and Restructuring & Recapitalization Groups.

James received a B.S. in Finance, with a minor in Economics from the University of Kansas.

 

SHAN SIDDIQUI, ASSOCIATE

Shan is an Associate at Angeles Equity Partners, where he is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Angeles Equity Partners in 2017, Shan was an analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in the Leveraged Finance Origination & Restructuring Group. Shan began his career in the Global Industrials Group of the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup.

Shan received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia.