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Angel Island Capital names chief strategy officer.

M2 EQUITYBITES-January 16, 2018-Angel Island Capital names chief strategy officer



Angel Island Capital ("AIC"), a San Francisco-based alternative investment advisor and credit manager, has announced the appointment of Lynette Vanderwarker as Chief Strategy Officer, the company said.

Vanderwarker joins AIC with nearly 20 years of experience at asset management firms and a strong track record of building investment management businesses.

AIC was formed in 2008 as a specialty finance portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital ("GGC"), a private equity firm with over USD 15 billion of committed capital under management. Angel Island Capital Management ("AICM"), the investment advisory arm of AIC, is a multi-strategy credit manager with approximately USD 3 billion in investable assets that is focused on bank loans and high-yield bonds.

As Chief Strategy Officer, Ms. Vanderwarker will focus on enhancing AIC's business development and client relations functions, working closely with Gopalan and Jonathan Cohen, Head of Business Development.

Angel Island Capital ("AIC") is a multi-strategy alternative credit investment platform based in San Francisco that was established in 2008 as a specialty finance portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital. It focuses on corporate debt investments that are highly complementary to Golden Gate Capital's traditional private equity practice. AIC operates with approximately USD 3 billion of assets invested across a range of credit strategies. For more information, visit

Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over USD 15 billion of committed capital. The firm's perpetual structure and highly flexible investment mandate enable it to invest in multiple asset classes across a wide range of industries to build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types, including going-privates, corporate divestitures, and recapitalizations, as well as debt and public equity investments. Notable investments sponsored by Golden Gate Capital include Nassau Re, Green Street Advisors, Makena Capital Management, Infor, Springs Window Fashions and Red Lobster. For more information, visit

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