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Anant Vashi

  • Director
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Biography

Anant joined Capstone Headwaters after several years in investment banking sourcing capital for early and growth stage companies. Prior to investment banking, Anant worked with Sun Mountain Capital, a $90 million New Mexico-based co-investment fund focused on emerging technologies and economic development within the state. Prior to that, Anant worked as a Senior Associate for Mesa Capital Partners, a private equity fund which invests in growth opportunities in the service, manufacturing and technology areas. Anant began his private equity career with MWV Pinnacle, a $23 million fund mandated to invest in minority owned or managed companies. In addition to his investment banking and private equity positions, Anant has also worked in several corporate roles, including as CFO for an early stage transportation technology company and as Director of Corporate Development and FP&A for two middle market private equity sponsored companies.

Education

Case Western Reserve University - MBA - Weatherhead School of Business

New School University - MA - Economics

St. John’s College - BA

Industry Coverage

Merger and acquisition (M&A) volume has been heightened in the Logistics Service Providers industry in 2019 with 68 announced or closed transactions year-to-date (YTD) compared to 43 in all of 2018.  Consideration and discussion of technology innovations in a sector that has historically been people-based has increased, prompting third-party logistics (3PL) providers to seek scale through M&A in order to gain the resources needed to create their own proprietary software. Read more

Amid favorable industry trends, M&A activity has increased 35% year-over-year. Capstone Headwaters maintains an active Domestic Marine Services practice and this year has successfully advised both shipping services provider Vigor Industrial and Great Lakes shipping leader Andrie on their respective sales.Read more

Merger and acquisition activity has surged in the Logistics Service Providers sector, with 44 transactions announced or closed year-to-date compared to 21 deals during the same period last year.Read more