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Mr. James Zenni J. Jr.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Z Capital Group , L.L.C.

Direct Phone: (847) ***-****       

Email: j***@***.net

Z Capital Group , L.L.C.

Two Conway Park, 150 Field Dr. Suite 300

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

United States

Company Description

Z Capital manages opportunistic, value-oriented private equity and credit funds. Z Capital operates in an integrated manner, yet has distinct business platforms of private equity and credit funds. Our principals have applied this investment philosophy for ... more

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Employment History

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Chairman of Directors
Real Mex Restaurants , Inc.

Affiliations

Board Member
Affinity Gaming LLC

Board Member
Carillon Miami Beach

Board Member
Modere

Board Member
MEFIC-Z Capital Special Situations Fund

Founder
Black Diamond

Board Member
Bayou Steel Corporation

Board Member
Automotive Aftermarket Group , LLC

Board Member
Smarte Carte Inc

Board Member
Sun World International LLC

Chairman of Directors
MRS FIELDS FAMOUS BRANDS LLC

Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University
Lake Forest Country Day School

Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University
Medicine and Science

Managing Director and Senior Member
Capital Markets Department of Kidder

Managing Director and Senior Member
Fixed Income/Capital Markets Department of Kidder

Board Member
Rosalind Franklin University

Education



University of Vienna ( Austria ) School of Economics and Business Administration



University of Vienna School of Economics and Business Administration



Xavier University Graduate School of Business

Bachelor of Science degree
economics
Xavier University

Web References (168 Total References)


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"We are thrilled to have successfully acquired this premier property in Miami Beach," James Zenni, Z Capital 's president and CEO, said in a statement.


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"We are thrilled to have successfully acquired this premier property in Miami Beach," James Zenni, Z Capital 's president and CEO, said in a statement.


Electric fireplace player Twin-Star sold to private equity firm | Furniture Today

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"Twin-Star is well-positioned for continued growth and success, and we are excited to welcome the company into the Z Capital family," said James Zenni, president and CEO of Z Capital.

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"We look forward to working with the Twin-Star team to expand the reach of the Company's best-in-class brands," Zenni said.


Publications - Z Capital GROUP

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Bloomberg "Market Makers" - Z Capital's James Zenni on Distressed Investments (10/26/2012)


Team - Z Capital GROUP

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James J. Zenni, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zenni is President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital and is responsible for all portfolio management and business operations. Over the last 19 years, Mr. Zenni has had substantial success investing in value-oriented private equity, mergers & acquisitions and related strategies.
Mr. Zenni is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC, Real Mex Restaurants, and Waldhaus Flims Hotel Management GmbH and is a Board member of Affinity Gaming, Modere, Inc., and Carillon Miami Beach. Mr. Zenni was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of MSDP Group, LLC and member of the Board of Directors of Automotive Aftermarket Group, LLC, Bayou Steel Corporation, Smarte Carte Corporation and Sun World International, LLC, all of which were or are portfolio companies.
Mr. Zenni has managed numerous value-oriented private equity or related transactions including Bayou Steel Corporation, Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, MSDP Group, LLC, Modere Inc., New World Pasta Company, PTC Alliance Corp., Real Mex Restaurants, Smarte Carte Corporation, Sun World International, Inc., and Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Prior to founding Z Capital, Mr. Zenni was President and Managing Partner and fifty percent equity owner of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. ("Black Diamond") which he founded in 1995. Mr. Zenni was jointly responsible for all portfolio management and business operations at Black Diamond. Mr. Zenni divested his interest in Black Diamond in an employee-led buyout which led to the formation of Z Capital.
Prior to founding Black Diamond, Mr. Zenni was a Managing Director and senior member of the Capital Markets Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc. ("Kidder"), formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital Corporation. Mr. Zenni had a distinguished career while at Kidder and played a significant role in its growth and success and gained significant experience in financial asset engineering, acquisitions, and opportunistic, value oriented investing. Mr. Zenni was the only non-management/department head in the firm to hold the title of Managing Director.
Mr. Zenni is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and attended Xavier University Graduate School of Business and University of Vienna (Austria) School of Economics and Business Administration.
In addition, Mr. Zenni served on the Board of Trustees and was Chairman of the Investment Committees of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and Lake Forest Country Day School.
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James J. Zenni, Jr. President & CEO

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