HCAP Promotes Lopez to Principal

Sep 8 2016 | 9:33pm ET

Private equity company HCAP Partners has announced the promotion of Nicolas Lopez, who joined the firm in 2013, to the position of principal.

Lopez serves as a key member of the company’s investment team and is responsible for the origination and analysis of new investment opportunities, deal structuring, execution, and investment monitoring, HCAP said in a statement. He covers a wide spectrum of industries and is a board observer or actively involved with several of the firm’s portfolio companies.

Prior to joining HCAP Partners, Lopez was with retailer Best Buy in their corporate development group. Nicolas joined Best Buy in 2010 where he helped identify, evaluate, and support early stage investment opportunities. Beforehand, he worked at FMV Opinions as a senior associate and Aegis Asset Management as an investment analyst. He is a CFA charterholder.

HCAP Partners, formerly known as Huntington Capital, was founded in 2000 and provides mezzanine debt and private equity for underserved, lower-middle market companies throughout California and the Western United States. A recognized impact investor, the company seeks to invest $2 - $9 million in established businesses generating between $10 - $75 million in revenues in the healthcare, software, services, and manufacturing industries. 

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