Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, has hired Jay Steinle to the firm as a partner. In this role, Steinle is responsible for the firm’s investor relations efforts, managing existing limited partner relationships as well as developing new investors.
Andy Wilkins, co-chief executive officer of Atlantic Street Capital, said, “Jay Steinle is a highly talented fundraising professional and a friend. I am happy to have him leading our investor relations efforts.”
Peter Shabecoff, co-chief executive officer of Atlantic Street Capital, added, “We are delighted to have recruited Jay to join us as a Partner to build this new function at ASC. We view investor relations as mission critical for the firm, continuing and building on our tradition of active and transparent communication with our investors.”
Steinle said, “I’m excited to join a team with such an outstanding record helping entrepreneurial businesses grow. ASC’s operationally intensive approach has transformed portfolio companies and generated remarkable results for its fund investors with whom I look forward to working.”
Whit Williams, chief operating officer of Atlantic Street Capital, added, “Jay has an impressive 20-year track record in fund marketing and investor relations. His extensive experience will be invaluable in building the best-in-class investor relations function we seek at ASC.”
Prior to joining Atlantic Street, Jay was a managing director for global fundraising at Lighthouse Investment Partners, an alternative investment firm, from 2005 to 2021.