ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity Changes Name to ORIX Private Equity Solutions

Name change helps ensure market and brand clarity

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA) announced today that its business unit ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity has changed its name to ORIX Private Equity Solutions to better reflect the nature of its business strategy and the value proposition it provides investment partners.

“Our business strategy remains unchanged. We have always sought to be a flexible provider of capital to our transaction partners. For a long time a large majority of the capital we have invested has been equity. Our new name better represents what we do and what we will continue to do going forward,” said Jeff Sangalis, Managing Director and Head of ORIX Private Equity Solutions. “We want independent sponsors, family offices and others involved in middle market transactions to think of our capital as providing a solution to their need, whether that need is equity alone or equity with some amount of mezzanine.”

Since the group’s inception in 2012, ORIX Private Equity Solutions has invested more than $600 million in middle-market companies across a variety of end markets and industries. ORIX Private Equity Solutions has invested in over 35 independent sponsor lead transactions, making it one of the most informed and active providers of capital to this market. Typical investments are initially in the $10 million to $20 million range with the ability to further grow and support portfolio company successes.

For more information on ORIX Private Equity Solutions, visit www.orixpes.com or www.orix.com.

ORIX Private Equity Solutions is a business unit of ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA), a financial services firm that has been providing innovative capital solutions that clients need to propel their business to the next level since 1981. ORIX USA and its subsidiaries—Boston Financial Investment Management, ORIX Real Estate Capital (the combined company of RED Capital Group and Lancaster Pollard), Hunt Real Estate Capital, NXT Capital, Mariner Investment Group, RB Capital and ORIX Capital Partners—include a team of more than 1,400 employees spanning 30+ offices across the U.S. and Brazil. ORIX USA and its family of companies have $64 billion of assets under management, administration and servicing (including more than $9 billion held by the company and its subsidiaries).* Its parent company, ORIX Corporation, is a publicly owned international financial services company with operations in 37 countries and regions worldwide. ORIX Corporation is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (8591) and New York Stock Exchange (IX).

*All figures are as of March 2019.


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