LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shamrock Capital, an investment firm based in Los Angeles, announced today that David Simpson has joined the Private Equity team as a principal. Mr. Simpson brings over 12 years of direct investing and advisory experience in the media, software, and services sectors.
“We are very excited to welcome David to our team,” said Steve Royer, partner of Shamrock Capital. “His transaction and investment experience in our target markets will be immediately accretive to the firm as we continue to pursue investments and work with managers to help them grow their businesses.”
Prior to joining Shamrock Capital, David was a principal at Providence Equity, where he helped lead a number of investments across the media, software, and information services sectors. Before Providence Equity, Mr. Simpson was a vice president at Spectrum Equity, where he focused on investments in the internet and software verticals.
“I am thrilled to join the accomplished and well-respected investment team at Shamrock Capital. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize my extensive sector and investment experience to identify unique opportunities and assist founders and management teams in driving growth and value creation,” said Mr. Simpson.
About Shamrock Capital
Shamrock Capital is a Los Angeles-based investment firm with approximately $2.5 billion of assets under management, investing exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. Shamrock was originally founded in 1978 as the family investment company for the late Roy E. Disney and has since evolved into an institutional money manager with a leading group of investors including endowment and pension funds. Shamrock partners with strong management teams and takes an active, collaborative approach to creating value in each investment. In addition to its diverse portfolio of Entertainment IP, Shamrock’s current investments include Ad Results Media, Adweek, Appetize, Bayard Advertising, Branded Cities, DeCurtis, Excel Sports Management, Iyuno Media Group, Maple Media, Mobilitie, Omega Wireless, Pixellot, and Wpromote. For more information, visit shamrockcap.com.