Zach Abrams

Managing Partner; Stratim Capital

Zachary Abrams is currently the Managing Partner of Stratim Capital, a secondary direct private equity firm he founded to focus on acquiring positions in growing late stage companies via the secondary market.  He is also the Chief Strategist at Stratim Cloud Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition vehicle focused on acquiring a company in the energy services industry. Stratim’s limited partners include some of the largest secondary investors in the world including Credit Suisse Group, Pomona Capital and Lexington Partners.  Prior to founding Stratim, Mr. Abrams was the founder of Lake Street Capital, another direct secondary firm which he ran with a partner.  He has over extensive experience in investment management, corporate strategy, mergers & acquisitions and financial management.  

Previously, Mr. Abrams was also the Chief Financial Officer of Rio SEO, which was sold to Press Ganey in 2020, and the acting CEO of Store Intelligence until earlier this year. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of FIS Applied Analytics, a mortgage analytic software provider, which was acquired by Fidelity Information Services.  Prior to founding Stratim, Mr. Abrams was Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at SonicWALL, Inc., a publicly traded provider of network security solutions.  In this capacity, he led the company’s OEM and licensing division as well as managed the business development and M&A groups and served on the Operating Committee.

Mr. Abrams previously worked at Bear, Stearns & Co., a leading full service investment bank, where he was a Vice President focused on technology mergers and acquisitions.  He also served as a professional in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch.  During his investment banking career, Mr. Abrams executed over 45 M&A and financing transactions with aggregate value in excess of $20 billion.  

Prior to his investment banking experiences, Mr. Abrams was with General Electric, where he completed the Financial Management Program and served on the Corporate Audit Staff at GE and GE Capital.  

Mr. Abrams holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Colby College.

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