Sixpoint Partners Announces the Opening of Two Regional Offices and Four New Hires


New York, NY — Sixpoint Partners, a leading global investment bank, is pleased to announce the addition of two regional offices in Chicago and San Francisco. The firm is also committed to opening a permanent presence in Europe in the near term. As part of its continued growth strategy, Sixpoint believes that it is critical for the firm’s professionals to be as close as possible to its clients. In addition, the firm has greatly expanded its execution capabilities with the hiring of four new professionals, including two in distribution and two in project management and secondaries.

The four new members of the team include:

  • Matt Thornton – Managing Director, Distribution. Matt is joining Sixpoint after 13 years on the distribution side at Lehman and Barclays in the equities division and the institutional client group where he managed the middle market equity business for the Midwest region respectively. At Sixpoint Partners he will manage the Midwest out of Chicago and provide senior level coverage for the Northeast.
  • Ryan Carey – Vice President, Distribution.  Ryan joined us from HSBC and Merrill Lynch where he was a Vice President in the private capital markets division focused on private placements. At Sixpoint Partners he will help deepen coverage of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
  • Sean Joffe – Associate, Secondaries / Project Management. Sean joined from Credit Suisse where he worked in the financial sponsors and leveraged finance group. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr Joffe was a Lieutenant in the United Sates Navy. At Sixpoint, he will focus on Secondary and Primary execution.
  • Michael Devlin – Analyst, Project Management. Michael joined from Citigroup and focuses on project management execution.

“As we position ourselves for the next phase of growth, our strategic new hires will expand our distribution and execution capabilities,” said Eric Zoller, Co-Founder and Partner. “We are excited to have each new professional on our team which will continue to deepen our ability to serve both our GP and LP clients,” added Larry Smith, Partner.  Most importantly, “each person clearly aligns with our culture and stated mission of being the leading advisor and agent to middle-market private equity funds seeking to raise institutional capital around the world,” explained Eric Zoller.

About Sixpoint Partners
Sixpoint Partners is a leading global investment bank focused on a diversified set of services and solutions for the middle-market private equity industry. Our core areas of focus include (i) primary fund placement, (ii) secondaries advisory and (iii) co-investments across a wide range of industries, strategies and geographies.