Daily News: July 17, 2013

Mission Creek Launches PE Management & Advisory Services

Former Thomas Weisel Asset Management (Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.) leader, Henri Moudi, announced the launch of Mission Creek Capital Partners, an independent investment advisory firm focused on providing specialized private equity distribution management and investment advisory services.

San Francisco-based Mission Creek Capital provides individualized and differentiated private equity distribution management and advisory services for select institutional and private clients. Mission Creek currently manages customized distribution management mandates for institutional clients with combined private equity commitments approaching $3 billion.

Mission Creek offers PE distribution management services to best manage, monetize and maximize the value of securities distributed by private equity general partners. The firm’s distribution management platform seeks to preserve and enhance overall cash-on-cash returns for private equity limited partners, executives and entrepreneurs on a separately managed account basis.

“Private equity investors face multiple challenges managing stock distributions from general partners and are looking for an independent, un-conflicted provider that can best meet their individualized requirements,” said Moudi, co-founding partner of Mission Creek Capital Partners. “The appropriate management of exits is a crucial element of the private equity life cycle that is often overlooked and taken for granted. Our distribution management platform is uniquely positioned to best ensure that private equity exits are effectively and efficiently managed in order to preserve and enhance overall returns based on our clients’ specific objectives. We consider distribution management as a ‘core’ focus and not simply as an ‘ancillary’ service.”