About

Shawn Thompson – Managing Director

Shawn-ThompsonShawn Thompson has 25 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience providing merger and acquisition, valuation, financial advisory, and restructuring services for diverse companies, typically those with enterprise values up to $200 million.  He has executed transactions in a wide range of industries including consumer products, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and businesses services.

Shawn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics.  He began his career in the asset based lending segment of JP Morgan’s middle market structured finance group before moving on to the global leveraged finance group – which at the time was the top ranked arranger of syndicated loans for leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings, and commercial borrowers.

Shawn’s investment banking experience started with Barrington Associates where he served as a Vice President, using his credit and financial analysis skills as a trusted advisor to middle market business owners, providing primarily sell-side M&A and valuation services. Shawn has worked at several other middle market investment banking firms including Mosaic Capital, where he first met the founders of Diamond Capital Advisors.

In addition to his extensive investment banking background, Shawn brings significant operations and financial restructuring experience to the firm.  Shawn served as acting CFO and restructuring advisor for Opal Concepts, a service company and franchisor with $100 million in revenue.  He was also a Director at XRoads Solutions Group, a turnaround management, restructuring, and corporate advisory services firm.

Shawn also worked in technology consulting for several companies before beginning his own firm focused on CRM development and operational consulting.

In his spare time Shawn enjoys playing and listening to live music, reading, and spending time with his son, including being beaten at video games and attending sporting events across Los Angeles.

Shawn is licensed as an Investment Banking Representative with FINRA.

Email:                               sthompson@diamondcapadvisors.com

Phone:                               310-432-8584