In today’s episode, Frances Brunelle speaks with Jessica Ginsberg, Director of Business Development at LFM Capital. LFM is a private equity investment group focused on niche manufacturing and industrial service businesses. Jessica is responsible for LFM’s business development activities, including overseeing the firm’s direct sourcing and outreach to intermediaries. She brings over 11 years of private equity, banking, and investment management experience to the fund, having served in a variety of roles that include business development, transaction diligence, credit analysis, and investor communications. In this episode, Jessica talks about why LFM Capital is different from other firms, including the way in which they approach private equity. We discuss LFM’s business development, investment, and acquisition strategies, and Jessica highlights the importance of valuing the culture and legacy of a business. Jessica outlines some of the companies in LFM’s portfolio and explains how LFM has facilitated growth and an increase in revenue. For more on LFMCapital and private equity, tune in today!
#113 LFM Capital and Private Equity with Jessica Ginsberg
Frances Brunelle is the founder of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, Inc., which specializes in the sale of lower middle-market manufacturing companies nationally. Fran and her team help to ensure the continuity of U.S. Manufacturing by transitioning ownership to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Fran writes on topics that help manufacturing business owners prepare their companies for sale and navigate the sale process to ensure a positive financial result in support of their retirement. Her articles can be found here. Recently Fran was named to 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions.
To learn more about Fran and her company, click here: About Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, Inc.
Jessica is a Director at LFM Capital and responsible for LFM’s business development activities, including overseeing the firm’s direct sourcing and outreach to intermediaries. She brings to the Fund over 11 years of private equity, banking and investment management experience, having served in a variety of roles that include business development, transaction diligence, credit analysis and investor communications.
Prior to LFM, Jessica was a Portfolio Management Officer at Bank of America’s Middle Market General Industrials group in Nashville. She has served as a Vice President at Essex Investment Management where she focused on small market-cap technology stocks and was an Associate at Pamlico Capital (f/k/a Wachovia Capital Partners) and Willis Stein & Partners, where she focused on middle-market private equity investments.
Jessica received her BS magna cum laude in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University.