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Bart is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of L Capital*, the private equity investment affiliate of The Lancer Group. He is an experienced private equity investor and operating partner, having led or co-led more than 25 private equity transactions and business transformations. In aggregate, he has invested more than $360 million in equity capital in the technology industry.
Prior to L Capital, Bart was the operating partner responsible for software investments at Marlin Equity Partners. Previously, he led successful investments and business transformations in partnership with leading private equity firms, including: Francisco Partners, Battery Ventures, Golden Gate Capital, Warburg Pincus, and TCV. Bart has served as chairman of five companies with annual revenue ranging from $20 million to $650 million. Bart began his career as a strategy consultant for Booz, Allen & Hamilton and worked as an executive in the technology industry for ten years including executive roles at Oracle, Informatica, and CrossWorlds Software.
Bart received a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School (with distinction) and bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University in Economics and Political Science.
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Simon’s practice focus is serving private equity and other illiquid investors, primarily running CEO, CFO and C-suite searches for their portfolio companies worldwide. For fund GPs, Simon also has expertise hiring managing directors and partners – both scoping and executing searches for portfolio operations and operating partners, and building out senior deal teams.
Most recently, Simon was a Co-Founder and Partner for seven years with Lancor. In 2016, Simon led the merger of Lancor’s San Francisco and Boston operations with The Lancer Group. He is also the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of L Capital*, the private equity investment affiliate of The Lancer Group. Previously, he was a Partner for nine years with CTPartners (formerly Christian & Timbers), where he was the Global Practice Leader for Private Equity, and he spent more than five years with Heidrick & Struggles in London and Menlo Park, California.
Simon has been featured and quoted on human capital issues on CNBC, The Capital Roundtable, Private Equity International, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune magazine, and the Financial Times. Simon sits on the Board of Point Blue Conservation Science, a non-political, scientific research organization studying climate change. A Lord Foley Scholar, Simon holds a law degree (with a social anthropology minor) from the London School of Economics and graduated from the Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Finals).