David Misch

Managing Director

Mr. Misch joined Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in December 2018.  He is a dedicated member of the Firm’s Structured Equity investment team, focused on originations and due diligence activities.  Mr. Misch is based in LLCP’s Beverly Hills office.

Prior to joining LLCP, Mr. Misch was a Managing Director and Head of the Middle Market Financial Sponsors group for the West Coast for Wells Fargo Securities, where his primary responsibilities included providing investment banking, valuation and financial opinion services to private equity firms.  He has more than two decades of experience in acquisitions, recapitalizations, divestitures, corporate strategy, and capital formation matters.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Securities in 2014, Mr. Misch spent nearly 18 years in various leadership roles at Houlihan Lokey, the last 10 years of which serving as Managing Director and Head of West Coast coverage in the Financial Sponsors Coverage Group.  Mr. Misch’s experience included domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, debt and mezzanine financings, financial restructurings, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, ESOP valuations and litigation.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Misch was an Assistant Vice President in the Corporate Finance and Insurance and Financial Services Group of Sanwa Bank California, where he underwrote, syndicated and managed senior debt financings for privately held and publicly traded companies.

He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63). Mr. Misch earned his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, where he double majored in economics and government.