Los Angeles, California (July 24, 2019) – Today, Avante Capital Partners, a women- owned private credit and structured equity firm, announced Sylvester Burley has joined the firm as a Vice President.
Prior to joining Avante Capital Partners, Sylvester worked at Bregal Investments where he advised on the origination, execution, management, and operation of investments across the mid-market infra-structure space.
“We welcome Sly and are pleased to have him join our growing deal team. He has a proven and impressive track record, and his expertise will be a tremendous asset to Avante and our portfolio companies,” said Paul Hayama, Partner at Avante Capital Partners.
Previously, Sylvester held positions at Basalt Infrastructure Partners and Riverstone Holdings where he was responsible for transaction execution and asset management support. He began his career in J.P. Morgan’s Energy Investment Banking group.
For several years, Burley has volunteered with New York City-based non-profits New York Cares and SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity) which provides educational opportunities and career training to underrepresented students.
Sylvester has a B.A. in Economics with a secondary field in Mathematics from Harvard University.
About Avante Capital Partners
Avante Capital Partners is a woman-owned private credit and structured equity fund headquartered in Los Angeles. Avante invests in high-quality, lower middle market businesses generating $3 million+ in cash flow in the form of unitranche debt, traditional mezzanine and minority equity.