Creating the future is hard work
At 777 Partners, we are transformers, not conformers. And we're always looking for new ideas and the people to move them.
We knew to disrupt our own industry and the industry verticals we serve we couldn’t rely on the conventional ideas or people. We strive to create a unique environment that provides a holistic view of the world, embracing innovation, and cultivating professional development and personal growth. At 777 Partners, we are committed to build long-term careers by investing in our team.
Our teams consist of entrepreneurs and professionals with varied backgrounds and perspectives that strengthen our team and help our investment decisions. As such, we are focused on building teams by recruiting talent throughout our organization and portfolio companies that will bring different experiences, ideas, skills, and vantage points to our firm. When joining our team, you are provided the tools and opportunities for rapid career progression while attaining a 360-degree, holistic view of the world vs the more siloed experience from other traditional PE or Investment Banking firms.
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Entrepreneurs and Professionals
At 777 Partners, we believe that diverse teams increase performance and produce better results. This approach enables our professionals to learn from different perspectives and better understand our teammates.
777 Partners is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.
Jorge Beruff joined 777 Partners in 2017. Prior to joining 777, he was a Vice President in GE Capital’s Franchise Finance Group in New York where he arranged and executed leveraged loans to sponsor owned franchisors and franchisees in the restaurant and hospitality sector. Prior to that, he worked at J.P. Morgan in the Leveraged Finance/Restructuring Group in New York. Previously, he held positions at ING Capital & Brown Brothers Harriman.
He has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Jorge Alejandro Beruff
Head of Insurance
Aaron joined 777 Partners in early 2018. Prior to joining 777, he was a Vice President at Comvest Partners, a middle market private equity and credit investment firm, where he was responsible for all aspects of the investment process including originating, transaction execution and structuring, post-closing growth strategies and portfolio management. Aaron began his career in the Restructuring and Recapitalization Investment Banking group at Raymond James in New York.
Aaron received a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in both Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Head of Fintech
Peter Meyers joined 777 Partners in 2018. Prior to joining 777, he was a Director for Arena Investors, a global investment firm with over $1 billion AUM focused on illiquid credit and special situations. Prior to Arena, Peter was a Vice President in the credit fund at Comvest Partners, a private investment firm with over $3.0 billion AUM. Peter also worked for Friend Skoler & Co., a middle market private equity firm, and York Street Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on private debt and equity investments. Earlier in his career, he was an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Morgan Stanley.
Peter earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude.
Head of Private Credit
Joe Metzger joined 777 Partners in 2021. Prior to 777 Partners, Joe worked in M&A and Corporate Development at two of the largest life insurance carriers in the U.S., Guardian Life and TIAA-CREF, executing transactions in the insurance, healthcare and asset management sectors. Previously, Joe was an investment banker covering financial institutions. Joe holds a B.A. from New York University, where he graduated Cum Laude and was a University Honors Scholar.
Lenz C. Balan joined 777 Partners in 2018. Prior to joining 777, he founded Balan Capital, an outsourced origination firm focused on illiquid credit, equity and special situations. Prior to that, Lenz was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Lenz also worked for York Street Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on private debt and equity investments. Lenz began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Financial Sponsors Group at Credit Suisse. Lenz earned a B.A. from the Bowdoin College.
Lenz C Balan
Vice President, Investment
Dan Faermark joined 777 Partners in 2022 as their VP Corporate Development & Chief of Staff in the 777 Football Group. Prior to 777 Partners, Dan worked at DAZN, the global sports broadcaster in Product and Revenue Strategy. Prior to that, Dan accumulated 7 years of experience in Investment Banking working at Evercore advising companies across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia on public and private M&A transactions and corporate finance strategy. He also consulted a number of football clubs including Aston Villa FC, Burnley FC and RCD Espanyol on strategic and commercial matters. Dan holds a MA Hons International Relations from the University of St Andrews in Scotland (UK) as well as an MBA from IESE in Barcelona (Spain).
Vice President, Corporate Development
Rudy Khaitan joined 777 Partners in 2021 as a Life Actuary supporting the Investment Team. Prior to joining 777, he had nearly 8 years’ experience working in the UK life insurance market. Rudy started his career at EY where he qualified as an actuary before working with HSBC within their Financial Institutions Group M&A team. Most recently he worked as an independent consultant to a range of insurers operating in the UK and global insurance and reinsurance markets.
He has a B.Com. (Hons) from the University of Delhi, an M.Sc. from Cass Business School and qualified as an actuary with the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.
Vice President, Investment
Ankush joined 777 Partners in early 2020. Prior to joining 777, he was a senior associate at Comvest Partners, a middle market private equity and credit investment firm based in West Palm Beach, FL. Ankush began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Acquisition Finance, Execution and Structuring group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta, GA.
Ankush received a B.B.A. in Finance from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Vice President, Investment
Jhoan Vargas joined 777 Partners in 2020. Prior to joining 777, he was an Analyst at MTS Health Partners in New York where he focused on M&A and capital raising transactions. Prior to that, he worked at Global Healthcare Advisors, a middle market investment bank focused on buy-side M&A.
Jhoan has a B.S. in Finance and a second major in Risk Management from Florida State University.
Senior Investment Associate