Private equity firm Connexus launches


california2_sqConnexus Equity Management Partners,  a private equity firm based in Newport Beach, California, has now been launched.

The firm is led by managing partners Ken Neeld, Robert Henderson, Ryan Kaneshiro, Roger Bruce, Mike Massari and David Sunderland.

Connexus will target companies in the technology, hospitality, manufacturing and retail sectors. It will invest in pre-revenue companies as well as businesses with annual sales of up to $20m.

Connexus managing partner Ken Neeld said, “Our unique value proposition in the market is centered on our ability to provide a full range of services to our clients in addition to growth capital investment to minimize operational risk and maximize return to our investors.

“In addition to our internal private equity fund, we work with general partners of other committed funds as well as individual accredited investors to raise the necessary capital to invest in undercapitalized businesses in growth markets.”

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