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Partner

Phone: (404) ***-****  
Email: r***@***.com
Eagle Merchant Partners
One Buckhead Plaza 3060 Peachtree Rd, NW Suite 360
Atlanta , Georgia 30305
United States

Company Description: Based in Atlanta and focused on the Southeastern United States, Eagle Merchant Partners is a private equity firm investing in middle market businesses. We invest in...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.B.A.
    Darden School at the University of Virginia
  • B.S. , Business Administration
    Washington & Lee University
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Eagle Merchant Partners
www.eaglemerchantpartners.com, 25 Jan 2016 [cached]
Ransom James, Partner
Ransom is a founding member of Eagle and has 17 years of experience in private equity investing, operations, and corporate finance. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Chicken Salad Chick, LSO and Vasari. Prior to Eagle, he was a Director at Arcapita and led and served as a director on control investments in 3PD and PODS. Both 3PD and PODS have been successfully sold. In addition, Ransom was integrally involved with Church's Chicken, B.R. Lee Industries and Cypress Communications. Prior to Arcapita, Ransom served in the Leveraged Finance group at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York and in the Corporate Banking group at Wachovia in Charlotte. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University and an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Washington D.C., August 26, 2015 -- ...
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Washington D.C., August 26, 2015 -- Zippy Shell Incorporated, the Washington, DC-based, self-storage and moving company,isproudtoannounce that Ransom James, Partner & Founding Member of Eagle Merchant Partners, has officially joined its corporate Board of Directors. The announcement follows the recent $25 million strategic growth capital investmentfrom private investment firm VirgoInvestmentGroupLLC("Virgo").
James played a key role in the investment and growth in self-storage leader PODS as the lead board member for his prior firm, Arcapita, which owned the company from 2007-2015. This resulted in the successful February 2015 sale of PODS for over $1 billion. Ransom also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Chicken Salad Chick, LSO and Vasari and was integrally involved with Church's Chicken, B.R. Lee Industries and Cypress Communications. Prior to Arcapita, Ransom served in the Leveraged Finance group at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York and in the Corporate Banking group at Wachovia in Charlotte.
"We are glad to have Ransom James join our Board of Directors and at such a critical juncture for our organization," says Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell.
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"I'm enthusiastic about joining Zippy Shell during this phase of expansion and growth," says James, "And look forward to having a role in leading the company to its next level of success."
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Ransom joins Zippy Shell following their recent ranking at number 470 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. This is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent entrepreneurs.
"Ransom James is recognized for his experience in identifying companies with tremendous growth potential," says Gareth Taylor, Founder and President of Zippy Shell.
Ransom James, Arcapita ...
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Ransom James, Arcapita
Meals On Wheels Atlanta Board Members
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Ransom James Eagle Merchant Partners
Ransom James, a Director in ...
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Ransom James, a Director in Arcapita's private equity team, said, "Our partnership with Karl, Randy and the rest of the 3PD team has been a great one.
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