Private Equity Capital for Financial Services
Lightyear is a specialist in financial services, a dynamic and diverse industry representing a significant portion 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 21 years 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 14 years and worked in financial services for over 27 years, including in senior operational roles. Having completed 50 investments since 2000 through its affiliated investment funds, the Lightyear team has extensive experience investing in and managing financial institutions.