Private Equity Capital for Financial Services
Lightyear is a specialist in financial services, a dynamic and diverse industry representing as much as 20% of the U.S. economy. Financial services is opportunity rich but oft-overlooked: regulatory, tax, accounting, and business model complexities all require expertise. Our knowledge, gained over a decade in financial services, positions Lightyear well to navigate the opportunities of this specialized space.
Our Investment Committee has, on average, invested together at Lightyear for 12 years, worked together for over 15 years, and been in financial services for over 30 years, including in senior operational roles. Having completed over 35 investments since 2000 through its affiliated investment funds, the Lightyear team has extensive experience investing in and managing financial institutions.