CARLSBAD, CA – April 5, 2016 – West Partners, a San Diego, California-based investment firm, is pleased to announce the closing of a follow-on investment in Javlin Capital (“Javlin” or “Company”). Led by West Partners, and including existing shareholders, the recently completed investment strengthens Javlin’s balance sheet to support future opportunities. In addition, as a result of the transaction, West Partners has become the majority investor in the Company.
Javlin Capital invests capital primarily in three verticals—consumer, litigation finance, and healthcare and has deployed approximately $480 million since 2011. As Javlin continues to grow and offer its unique operations-based investment value proposition, equity owners with long-term focus are essential.
“Javlin continues to see tremendous growth opportunities,” said Rob Johnson, Javlin’s Chief Executive Officer. “This equity investment, led by West Partners, provides the capital necessary to strengthen the balance sheet and fuel future growth.”
“This investment demonstrates our confidence in Javlin’s leadership team and its portfolio of assets,” said Matt Maser, Partner at West Partners. “It also provides the support necessary to maintain Javlin’s proven growth strategy, which offers long term potential.” // Download Press Release
About West Partners (westpartners.com)
West Partners is a San Diego-based investment firm focused on making direct investments in private companies. As part of the Gary and Mary West Family Office, West Partners has a permanent capital base and no outside investors. Given this flexible approach to investment structure and investment horizon, the firm seeks Managers who want to build great businesses over very long periods of time. West Partners has offices in San Diego and Omaha. More about West Partners can be seen at westpartners.com.