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Sophea Chau

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Sophea has 15 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, private placements and financial advisory services. Her responsibilities include providing financial and valuation analysis, performing due diligence, asset positioning and strategy articulation. Prior to joining Capstone, Sophea was an analyst at FTN Midwest Securities, a full-service investment banking firm based in Cleveland.

While working in their New York office, she focused on M&A advisory for middle-market companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical services and marketing & advertising.

Education

Columbia University - Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

Columbia Alumni Association of Boston - Board Vice President

Industry Coverage

Robust consumer macroeconomic dynamics have been coupled with shifting consumer preferences toward experiential, convenient, and personalized shopping channels.Read more

Demand in the Recreational Products industry has been driven by robust U.S. consumer spending, e-commerce sales growth, health-conscious purchasing preferences, and rising outdoor activity participation.

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Private equity (PE) groups, strapped with dry powder, have proliferated fundraising efforts to capitalize on the premium returns achievable in this robust leveraged buyout (LBO) environment. High-growth brands that generate significant revenue through e-commerce sales channels and can effectively mitigate the adverse effects of seasonality are poised to garner attraction from consumer-focused PE groups.Read more