ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity (OMPE), a business unit of Dallas-based ORIX USA, announced today the addition of Zoltan Berty to its team as a Managing Director.
Bringing over 25 years of transactional experience across multiple industries and diversified markets, Berty will be primarily responsible for business development and investment activities in the Western United States. Based in Newport Beach, California, his emphasis will be providing equity to independent sponsors on buyout transactions, while also working with funded equity sponsors, family offices, and directly with entrepreneurs and management teams.
Prior to joining ORIX USA, Berty served as Managing Director for Gladstone Capital Corporation, where he originated new investment opportunities and coordinated the due diligence and execution of transactions. Berty has prior experience with Caltius Mezzanine, D.E. Shaw & Co.’s Direct Capital Group and CapitalSource Finance.
“We are pleased to have Zoltan join our team to establish a dedicated presence on the West Coast,” said Jeff Sangalis, Managing Director and Head of OMPE. “Zoltan’s experience, reputation and extensive relationships in the industry make him a welcome addition to our team.”