Sixpoint Partners Hires Schestag as Head of Secondary Advisory & Co-Investments

Feb 10 2016 | 10:20pm ET

Sixpoint Partners has appointed former Credit Suisse executive Shawn Schestag as managing director and head of secondary advisory & co-investment.

Schestag will focus on origination, due diligence, and transaction execution across both business verticals, according to the company. He brings nearly 15 years of investment banking experience to the new role, with a particular focus on the private equity industry.  

He was previously a senior member of the secondary advisory group in Credit Suisse’s Private Fund Group, and began his investment banking career in Credit Suisse’s Financial Sponsors Group, executing debt and equity financing transactions and financial advisory assignments on behalf of large-cap and middle market private equity firms.  

“Shawn is a recognized leader in the secondary market and highly respected within the investor community,” said Eric Zoller, co-founder of Sixpoint Partners. “The addition of Shawn strengthens our secondary and private placement capabilities and is an important part of our global strategic expansion.”

New York-based Sixpoint Partners is a leading global investment bank focused on a diversified set of services and solutions for the middle-market private equity industry, including primary fund placement, secondaries advisory and co-investment placement across a wide range of industries, strategies and geographies.

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