Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that Michael Weinberg has been promoted to Partner of the Firm. Mr. Weinberg joins the current Partners of LLCP: Lauren Leichtman, Arthur Levine, Robert Poletti, Steven Hartman, Stephen Hogan and Aaron Perlmutter.

Mr. Weinberg joined Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in 2008, bringing extensive expertise in sourcing, structuring and analyzing middle market investments, conducting business due diligence and accessing the leveraged finance market. He was instrumental in establishing and growing LLCP’s New York office, leading an international expansion to London and The Hague, and coordinating the capital markets activities for portfolio investments.

Prior to joining LLCP, Mr. Weinberg worked at FriedbergMilstein (a mid-market credit strategies boutique), BNP Paribas and Ernst & Young.
“Mike has been a valuable member of the LLCP team and we are pleased to include him as partner of the Firm,” said Lauren Leichtman, co-founder and CEO of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

Ms. Leichtman added, “His transaction sourcing capabilities, combined with his involvement in the Firm’s various growth initiatives, have greatly expanded our market presence and meaningfully contributed to the success of LLCP.”

Mr. Weinberg received a B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.