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Sophea Chau

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Sophea has 15 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, private placements and financial advisory services. Her responsibilities include providing financial and valuation analysis, performing due diligence, asset positioning and strategy articulation. Prior to joining Capstone, Sophea was an analyst at FTN Midwest Securities, a full-service investment banking firm based in Cleveland.

While working in their New York office, she focused on M&A advisory for middle-market companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical services and marketing & advertising.

Education

Columbia University - Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

Columbia Alumni Association of Boston - Board Vice President

Industry Coverage

During COVID-19, the sports world and Sports Technology industry have increasingly leveraged digital platforms to mitigate lost revenues brought by mandated lockdowns.Read more

Outdoor retailers that have closed stores continue to struggle while consumers shelter in place, presenting critical e-commerce opportunities.  While public markets have experienced significant volatility, tactical & outdoor providers have fared better than general recreational products companies as of May 5th, with EBITDA multiples at 8.8x compared to 7.1x, respectively.Read more

Robust consumer macroeconomic dynamics have been coupled with shifting consumer preferences toward experiential, convenient, and personalized shopping channels.Read more