Angeles Equity Partners, a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation, has added Jake Blumenthal as M&A partner for its affiliate, Angeles Operations Group LLC.

In his new role, Blumenthal will work to drive corporate development and add-on acquisition initiatives across the Angeles portfolio. Prior to joining Angeles Operations Group, Blumenthal founded Cache Creek Industries, an independent private equity firm focused on the industrial sector. Before founding Cache Creek, he was a partner at Vance Street Capital, where he worked for eight years. Earlier in his career, he worked at private equity firms Charterhouse Group and DB Capital Partners.

“I look forward to leveraging my transactional experience in the lower middle market to drive growth,” says Blumenthal.