Brookside Mezzanine Partners is pleased to announce the opening of its Los Angeles, CA office. The office will be led by Principal, Nicholas F. Ganias, and marks Brookside’s first expansion into the western region of the United States.

“The decision to expand our presence and create an office on the West Coast was a logical next step in our growth strategy,” said Corey Sclar, Managing Partner of Brookside Mezzanine Partners. “Feet on the ground in the region will allow us to better serve the many relationships we have with the private equity, investment banking and lender communities.”

Added Nicholas Ganias, “The western United States has a robust and growing business climate and we recognized the need for a local presence. We are excited to have this base from which to maintain and build upon the success we have already achieved in the region.” Nicholas Ganias’ contact details for the Los Angeles office are:

8560 W. Sunset Boulevard, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Office: (213) 634-5988

Mr. Ganias joined the firm in 2008 and has over a decade of investment and portfolio management experience in the lower middle market, particularly in companies operating in the healthcare, business services, manufacturing and distribution industries. He holds a BSBA with a concentration in Finance from Boston University, an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a CFA charterholder.

About Brookside Mezzanine Partners

Founded in 2001, Brookside Mezzanine Partners has raised $900 million across four funds. The Firm is a leading provider of debt and minority equity to small and mid-sized companies throughout the United States. We invest in both sponsored and non-sponsored transactions, providing flexible capital solutions to support buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, dividends and growth capital.

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