Altas Welcomes New Associates
Altas Partners is delighted to welcome Aza Albogatchieva, Nick Benseler, Judy Dong, Ryan Dowling, and Simon Leung, all of whom have joined the firm as Associates.
Aza comes to Altas from RBC Capital Markets, where she spent two years as an Analyst in Toronto executing M&A and capital markets transactions for clients in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. Aza studied at the Schulich School of Business at York University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and graduated with Distinction.
Nick joins Altas from Goldman Sachs, where he spent two years as an Analyst in Toronto executing M&A and capital markets transactions across a wide variety of industries. Nick studied at McGill University, where he completed his Bachelor of Computer Engineering, graduating on the Dean’s Honour List.
Judy joins Altas from Goldman Sachs, where she spent two years as an Analyst in New York executing M&A and capital markets transactions for clients in the healthcare sector. Judy studied at the University of Waterloo, where she completed her Bachelor of Accounting and Finance, graduating on the Dean’s Honour List.
Ryan comes to Altas from Bain & Company in Toronto, where he was involved in private equity diligence, procurement, and corporate strategy projects across a variety of sectors. Ryan studied at Queen’s University, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering (Gold Medalist).
Simon joins Altas from Ares Management, where he spent two years as an Analyst in Los Angeles evaluating investment opportunities across various sectors. Simon studied at the University of Western Ontario, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (with Distinction, Ivey Scholar).
About Altas Partners
Founded in 2012, Altas Partners is an investment firm with a long-term orientation focused on acquiring significant interests in high-quality, market-leading businesses in partnership with outstanding management teams. The firm manages approximately US$7 billion on behalf of endowments, foundations, family offices, public pension funds, and other institutional investors. The firm’s past and present portfolio companies include DuBois Chemicals, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, Tecta America, Hub International, PADI, Medforth Global Healthcare Education, Capital Vision Services (MyEyeDr.), and NSC Minerals. For more information, please visit www.altas.com.