Innovatus Capital Partners Announces Bart Winokur as Chairman of Advisory Board

NEW YORK, February 1, 2017 – Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC ("Innovatus"), an independent adviser and portfolio management firm with approximately $1.9B in assets under management, today announced that it has formed an Advisory Board of distinguished veterans of the financial services and legal community to provide strategic counsel to the firm.

Innovatus has named Bart Winokur as the Chairman of the Advisory Board.  

“We are pleased to welcome Bart as Chairman of Innovatus’ newly formed Advisory Board, given his abundance of expertise,” said David Schiff, CEO of Innovatus. “The collective insight and distinct experience of our new Advisory Board will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business and execute on our unique investment strategy to capitalize on dislocations brought on by changes in the regulatory landscape, market volatility and the accelerating pace of innovation.”                          

The Advisory Board, which includes Izzy Englander, will offer insight and guidance to Innovatus on its strategy, as it seeks to execute on its private debt and diversified asset-based strategy. The firm will benefit from the Board’s extensive network to support its growth and development.

“I am pleased to be joining Innovatus alongside a seasoned team with experience investing in diverse market cycles across distinct industry sectors and asset types,” said Mr. Winokur. “The firm’s strategy is designed to allow Innovatus to capture unique opportunities that arise from volatile capital markets and growing frequency of disruption across industries. I look forward to playing a part in its success.”

About Barton J. Winokur

Mr. Winokur will serve as Chairman of the Innovatus Advisory Board. He has been a corporate partner at Dechert LLP for more than forty years and served as Chairman and CEO of the firm from 1996-2011. Throughout his career, he has served as chair of Dechert’s mergers and acquisitions practice. In 2016, he was honored by the National Law Journal as a “Trailblazer” in Mergers and Acquisitions. He graduated from Cornell University where he is currently the Vice Chair of the Board and attended Harvard Law School where he served as an Editor of Harvard Law Review. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Brandeis University where he has been on the Investment Committee for more than 30 years.

About Innovatus Capital Partners

Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC, is an independent adviser and portfolio management firm with ~$1.9B in assets under management. The firm adheres to an investment strategy that identifies distressed, disruptive and growth opportunities in the less obvious market segments across multiple asset categories. Through deep industry networks and experience across asset classes, Innovatus will acquire or create assets with a focus on premium and durable income streams. Innovatus will invest through various channels including joint ventures and/or partnerships with industry-leading companies, the creation of de novo entities, and investments in or acquisitions of established companies. A unifying theme of Innovatus’ investment strategy is capital preservation and income generation. More information about Innovatus Capital Partners can be found at


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