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Armen Vartanian

Founder of Oceanview Capital Partners, Inc.

Armen Vartanian is the founder of Oceanview Capital Partners, Inc., a Los Angeles-based private equity and advisory firm with committed capital and over a dozen portfolio companies. His background encompasses fifteen years of experience in private equity and investment banking, in addition to various senior management roles.

Oceanview Capital provides advisory services to entrepreneur-led companies and invests its own capital in control and non-control investments valued at up to $500 million. Oceanview Capital’s portfolio of companies and advisory clients benefit from the firm’s demonstrated track record in the areas of strategic planning, transaction structuring and exit planning, finance and liquidity management, and corporate governance.

Prior to founding Oceanview Capital, Armen was a private equity investor with Sun Capital Partners, a special situations fund with $8 billion under management, and an investment banker with Lehman Brothers in Los Angeles and Citigroup in New York. As a private equity investor, his key responsibilities included executing leveraged buyout and complex carve-out transactions, while monitoring the performance of portfolio companies and contributing to metric improvement and operational turnaround initiatives. As an investment banker, he was involved in the origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, and equity offerings across various industries.

Armen received his Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with Honors, from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Meet Armen at Meet the Funders.