Jamie Schwartz Returns to Encore Consumer Capital as a Director on the Investment Team

Jamie Schwartz, Encore Director

SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2024 – Encore Consumer Capital (“Encore”) is pleased to announce that Jamie Schwartz has rejoined the investment team as a Director, after initially joining the firm as an Associate in 2016. Jamie will be responsible for deal origination and execution as well as portfolio company oversight.

Encore, having recently closed its fourth flagship fund with $258MM in commitments, is a private equity firm that focuses exclusively on investing in consumer products companies, targeting manufacturers, distributors and brands with $10MM to $150MM in annual revenues.

“Encore has demonstrated that a consistent, specialized approach in the consumer sector has led to strong performance and a reputation as the preferred partner for entrepreneurs in the space. I look forward to contributing to the firm’s stellar reputation,” said Schwartz.

Prior to rejoining Encore, Jamie was the COO of Remedy Drinks, a global shelf-stable functional beverage company, where he led a team of more than 50 employees and helped grow the brand fivefold in sales in three years. Prior to Remedy, Jamie was an investor at CAVU Consumer Partners, where he served on the boards of several consumer brands including Poppi, Bulletproof, Chef’s Cut, Skinny Dipped, and WTRMLN WTR.

Jamie received a B.A. in Economics and Public Policy from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School where he was a Private Equity Fellow.

Kate Wallman, Managing Director of Encore, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jamie back to further strengthen our team. Jamie has established himself as a very talented consumer investor, and recently rounded out his skill set with operating experience which will be valued by the founders and management teams that we target. We are very excited to have him back at Encore to propel the fund forward.”

About Encore Consumer Capital
Encore Consumer Capital is a private equity investment firm focused on the consumer products industry. The firm has raised over $900 million in committed capital and invested in over 38 companies in the sector. Encore’s current and prior investments include food and beverage manufacturers and marketers, pet products companies, personal care/beauty companies, and food distribution companies. The firm targets companies with between $10 million and $150 million in annual revenues where Encore’s strong expertise in strategy development, brand marketing, manufacturing and supply chain optimization, and distribution expansion can drive performance.

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