Joseph S. Nasr is a Partner of Arctos Sports Partners.  Mr. Nasr is on the Investment Committee and directs the Firm’s investment strategy, sourcing, executing and managing investments for the Firm.

Prior to the formation of Arctos Sports Partners, Mr. Nasr served as a Managing Director at Stellus Capital Management, a private credit platform.  At Stellus, Mr. Nasr was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, structuring and managing loans and equity co-investments in private equity-backed businesses. Mr. Nasr also managed amendment processes, managed the firm’s private fund credit facilities and worked closely with the firm’s leadership team on strategic initiatives.  Prior to Stellus, Mr. Nasr was a Director at Z Capital Partners, a special situations private equity firm.  At Z Capital, Mr. Nasr was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and negotiating special situations transactions, and working with portfolio company management teams to guide strategy, assess opportunities and support company initiatives.  In this role, Mr. Nasr served on the boards of MSD Performance and Famous Brands.

Prior to joining Z Capital Partners, Mr. Nasr worked closely with Mr. Charles for over six years at Landmark Partners.  At Landmark, Mr. Nasr was responsible for sourcing, structuring and evaluating passive minority stake transactions across a spectrum of alternative asset strategies, including buyout, venture, and special situations funds. Mr. Nasr also helped develop novel transaction structures to help counterparties achieve liquidity objectives while meeting Landmark’s internal return thresholds.  Mr. Nasr also worked alongside Landmark’s private equity partners and managing partners on several important strategic and product development initiatives at Landmark.  Mr. Nasr evaluated over 100 transactions representing more than $5 billion of transaction value.  Prior to joining Landmark Partners, Mr. Nasr worked with Mr. Charles at Cogent Partners, where he was responsible for executing transactions for some of the largest private equity investors in the world and helped the founders build Cogent’s research and portfolio monitoring business that provided qualitative private equity research for institutional investors.

Mr. Nasr graduated from the University of Chicago, where he received a BA in Economics, and received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

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