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Sami Nazif
Sami Nazif
Sami Nazif
Vice President

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and minors in Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar

Sami Nazif is a Vice President at CapM.

Mr. Nazif has substantial professional experience in mergers and acquisitions has been a lead banker on key transactions in the healthcare, retail, specialty insurance, consumer and technology sectors.

Prior to joining CapM, Mr. Nazif was a Business Analyst in the New York office of Texture, a digital magazine subscription platform based in Menlo Park, CA and backed by KKR, Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp., Rogers Communications and Time Inc. Texture was acquired by Apple and now constitutes the core of the Apple News product.

While at Next Issue, Mr. Nazif was responsible for all aspects of analysis and business reporting of key performance indicators, revenue forecasting and financial modelling, reporting directly to the executive management committee.

He was also involved in structuring the largest and most recent capital raise of the company from KKR, as well as providing structuring and analytical support leading to a partnership in Canada with Rogers Communications.

Mr. Nazif worked at NovoPath, a software company where he focused on the development and quality assurance of the medical billing platform. Mr. Nazif started his career in mergers and acquisitions where he focused on the media, consumer and retail sectors.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and minors in Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar

 

Selected Representative Advisory Transactions

  • Sale of 6over6 to 1-800 CONTACTS
  • Growth investment by Centerbridge into DentaQuest
  • Sale of Community Eye Care (CEC) to VSP Vision Care (VSP)
  • Sale of Visionworks to Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Sale of SignatureMD to Blue Sea Capital
  • Sale of Wikibuy to Capital One
  • Acquisition of Liingo Eyewear by 1-800 Contacts
  • Merger of Davis Vision with Superior Vision
  • Sale of a minority stake in Visionworks to Centerbridge Partners
  • Sale of 1-800 Contacts to AEA Investors
  • Sale of Viva Optique, a subsidiary of HVHC (a Highmark company), to Marcolin
  • Recapitalization of Vme Media by Cedel Holdings
  • $47 million sale of a controlling stake in kenko.com to Rakuten
  • $433 million sale of drugstore.com to Walgreen
  • $250 million investment by Lavazza into Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
  • Strategic alliance distribution partnership between Kenneth Cole and Jaytex