Nexos* is a Hispanic-controlled alternative investment firm focusing on growth capital investments for small U.S. companies in the retail, media and alternative energy sectors which may also directly or indirectly serve the needs of underserved communities in the U.S.
Nexos Founders began managing the Nexos entities in 2005, and Nexos operates from its headquarters in New York and an office in Los Angeles, Nexos evaluates investments sourced from all parts of the United States and in selected Latin American countries. The Principals of Nexos and its Strategic Advisory Board of business leaders have extensive operating expertise, which allows the firm to provide strategic and operating value to its portfolio companies.
Nexos investment staff is highly seasoned, having previously worked for some of the largest and most well regarded financial and direct investment organizations, and include those with significant experience: 1) in alternative investments having invested and managed over $1 billion of institutional/high net worth capital directly through private equity funds directed at U.S./Latin American middle market companies and fund of funds vehicles targeted at the global alternative energy and real estate sectors; 2) as senior operating management having run a $3 billion revenue retailer in the U.S. and Mexico as well as other retail operations from the U.S. to the Middle East; and 3) project finance and capital markets where Nexos’ staff structured and closed multimillion dollars of transactions for its clients and the institutions that they worked for.
Nexos’ professional staff also possess an extensive Latin American network and strong ties to the Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Argentine and Colombian communities in the U.S., which are critical for successful execution of investments whose products and services will touch on the entire Western Hemisphere.
Nexos’ “cultural capital” — the Latin heritage, experience and networks of its Principals and advisers represents a unique asset which facilitates finding investment opportunities in the different demographic communities and sectors. This expertise also enables Nexos, working closely with investee company management, to grow businesses rapidly and efficiently.
Nexos’ mission is to generate superior performance from its portfolio companies, and by so doing attract additional investment capital to these companies to facilitate additional expansion and growth.
* Nexos Equity Partners, LLC, Nexos Capital, LLC and Nexos Capital Partners, LLC are investment or management companies referred to collectively as Nexos.