Windjammer Capital Investors has hired Spencer Allen as a new associate. He will be responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, performing due diligence, participating in the structuring, negotiating and closing of transactions, and assisting in the management of portfolio companies. Mr. Allen will be based in the firm’s Waltham, MA office.
Mr. Allen comes to Windjammer from Barclays Capital where he was an investment banking analyst focused on executing M&A and debt transactions in the consumer sector. Prior to joining Barclays, he was an investment banking analyst at Lazard Middle Market. Mr. Allen received his BBA from the University of Michigan.
Windjammer Capital Investors makes control and non-control investments in middle market businesses in partnership with management. Windjammer manages institutional funds totaling over $1.8 billion of capital and is currently investing its latest fund, Windjammer Senior Equity Fund IV, which it raised in 2012. The firm was founded in 1990 and is based in Newport Beach, CA and Waltham, MA (www.windjammercapital.com).