Capstone Hires Nam as Head of Industrial Technology Investment Banking Group
Capstone Partners, a middle-market investment banking firm, named Peter Nam head of the firm’s industrial technology investment banking group (ITG).
Based in Orange County, CA, Nam, who was already a managing director with Capstone Partners, has been with the firm for 15 years, focusing on advising middle-market businesses that provide sensing, metrology, control, robotics, automation, photonics, optics, artificial intelligence and industrial IoT technologies. As a career investment banker, he has more than 20 years of capital markets experience, including experience with mergers and acquisitions, corporate divestitures, capital formation and financial advisory work. Nam began his investment banking career with Credit Suisse First Boston in its global technology group focusing on M&A. He also worked in the technology investment banking group at Robertson Stephens.
“We remain very bullish on the industrial technology markets, which we anticipate being a significant growth engine for Capstone going forward,” John Ferrara, founder and president of Capstone Partners, said. “Peter is going to lead our efforts in expanding the industrial technology M&A team, including recruiting new talent and pursuing strategic acquisition opportunities. He brings a level of domain expertise and grounded leadership that is invaluable to Capstone.”
“Having spent most of my investment banking career at Capstone, it has been an incredible journey building one of the preeminent industrial technology groups in the nation. ITG truly enjoys serving as a trusted partner to innovative industrial technology companies who are leaders in their respective sectors and subsectors,” Nam said.