Jacob Voorhees

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Jacob is a founding member of Capstone Partners and oversees the Northeast Region.  Jacob has a vast amount of experience in the education and training, consumer products and business services sectors.  Over the last five years, Jacob’s transactional work has resulted in over 40 individual nominations for deal of the year within his sectors culminating eight wins, including 2014 “Consumer Services Deal of the Year” and 2014 “Consumer Goods Deal of the Year”.  Formerly, Jacob was with Andersen Corporate Finance LLC, where he focused his efforts on the software and direct marketing industries.  He started his career in New York City with Rabobank International, a multi‐national Dutch investment bank in Utrecht, the Netherlands.  While at Rabobank International, Jacob worked in the mergers and acquisitions group focusing on cross‐border transactions in South and Latin America in the consumer products, food & beverage industries.

Additionally, Jacob founded Sophie’s Fund which provides college scholarships and financial support to homeless youth.

Education

Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology  - MBA

Cornell University - BS

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

Attractive economic factors such as the low unemployment rate (4.1%) and a high consumer confidence level (125.9), have created favorable conditions for the Recreational Products industry.  Ad

The Education Technology (EdTech) industry is displaying all the hallmarks of a healthy merger and acquisition (M&A) market, including robust deal volume, strong valuations and healthy interest

In 2017, 45 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were announced or closed in the eLearning, Corporate & Professional Training industry compared to 53 deals in 2016.  Deal activity was modera