Archon Private Equity Partners, a private alternative asset manager and investment firm, has hired 20-year industry veteran Rob Nicholson as managing partner.
In his new position Rob will focus on the general management of the firm’s operations, mergers and acquisitions across the firm’s investment platform, financial advisory, capital development, and strategic growth.
Prior to joining Archon, Nicholson serves as the vice president of alternative investments at Deutsche Bank. Throughout his career, he has held a number of senior positions at alternative investment sponsors, including senior vice president at CION Investments, senior vice president and division head of capital markets at Cole Capital, and director of capital markets at Hines.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Nicholson has been involved in more than $20 billion of debt and equity financing, and directly closed $3 billion of capital for real estate and private equity transactions. He has experience with both public and private non-traded real estate investment trusts, business development companies, and interval funds.
“We could not be more excited to welcome a professional of Rob’s caliber, expertise, and pedigree to the Archon team.” said Jim Cannon, partner at Archon. “Rob’s reputation as a leader and innovator in the private equity and alternative investments space through his work at firm’s like Deutsche Bank, Cole Capital, and Morgan Stanley is well known, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”
Over the last 10 years Archon Private Equity Partners has sponsored several investment funds, including Archon Capital LP, Archon Capital Growth & Income LP, Archon Growth and Income – Residential. The company focuses on single-family rental properties in the United States, and handles the acquisition, rehabilitation, construction, and disposition of its assets. Archon Private Equity Partners is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.