San Francisco |
Bart is the co-founder and managing partner of L Capital, the private equity investment affiliate of LR Group. He is an experienced private equity investor and operating partner, having led or co-led more than 35 private equity transactions and business transformations. In aggregate, he has invested more than $375 million in equity capital in the technology industry.
Prior to L Capital, Bart was the operating partner responsible for software investments at Marlin Equity Partners. Previously, he led successful investments and business transformations in partnership with leading private equity firms, including Francisco Partners, Battery Ventures, Golden Gate Capital, Warburg Pincus, and TCV. Bart has served as chairman of six companies with annual revenue ranging from $20 million to $650 million. He began his career as a strategy consultant for Booz, Allen & Hamilton and worked as an executive in the technology industry including executive roles at Oracle and Informatica.
Bart currently serves on the Board of xMatters, Inc and the executive chairman of Switchfly LLC.
Bart received an MBA from Harvard Business School (with distinction) and bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University in economics and political science.
San Francisco |
Simon Francis is a partner and founder of LR Group. Simon’s practice is focused on serving the Founders and/or Managing Partners of leading Private Equity sponsors. With 24 years’ experience in the industry, Simon has completed hundreds of retained search engagements. Today, most of his assignments are CEO searches for PE backed portfolio companies; plus adding C-suite executives and Board Directors supporting “portco” CEOs. Simon is also one of the firm’s specialists in GP level Portfolio Operations and “Operating Partner” searches.
Simon is also the co-founder of LTS Advisors and the co-founder of L Capital, our private equity co-investment affiliate fund.
The early to mid phase of his career was spent with generalist executive search firms. He was a partner for nine years with CTPartners (formerly Christian & Timbers), where he was the global practice leader for Private Equity. Previously he spent five years with Heidrick & Struggles, based in London initially and then Menlo Park, California.
A Lord Foley Scholar, Simon graduated with a law degree with a social anthropology minor from the London School of Economics and then went on to Bar School (the Inns of Court School of Law).
San Diego |
Michael is a Vice President at L Capital and is responsible for identifying, executing and managing successful investments across various industries.
Previously, Michael worked as a consultant for institutional asset management clients at FactSet Research Systems in New York, where he focused on managing research and investment strategies for clients.
Michael graduated with honors from the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, and received a dual degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
Chief Financial Officer
San Francisco |
Andrina is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of L Capital, the private equity investment affiliate of The Lancer Group. She is also the Chief Financial Officer of The Lancer Group. Andrina has worked in the private equity and venture capital industry as a Controller for many years, overseeing all the accounting, finance, audit and tax work.
Prior to L Capital and The Lancer Group, Andrina worked as the Controller for the Disney Corporation’s Venture Capital company, Steamboat Ventures. She also was the Controller for Garage Technology Ventures and Champion Ventures. Andrina started her career in accounting as a founding employee of Farallon Capital Management, LLC.
Andrina attended the University of California, Davis and The University of the Pacific majoring in Computer Science and Math.