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Sophea Chau

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Biography

Sophea has more than 12 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

Private equity (PE) groups, strapped with dry powder, have proliferated fundraising efforts to capitalize on the premium returns achievable in this robust leveraged buyout (LBO) environment. High-growth brands that generate significant revenue through e-commerce sales channels and can effectively mitigate the adverse effects of seasonality are poised to garner attraction from consumer-focused PE groups.Read more

Strong macroeconomic tailwinds have maintained robust M&A activity in the Juvenile Products industry heading into the holiday season. The report includes: merger & acquisition activity, buyer breakdown, and a segment highlight on the Connected Toys market.  Read more

Capstone Headwaters’ Q2 2019 Behavioral Healthcare Services Coverage Report discusses how the industry continues to grow, driven by the destigmatization of mental health, an influx of care options, and greater political awareness around mental health.Read more