One of the Most Experienced Teams in Financial Services Investing
Capital Z’s private equity team possesses a 25 year track record investing across economic and industry cycles, led by four partners with over 100 years of combined experience in financial services
Along with Mr. Spass, Mr. Cooper was the co-founder of Capital Z, and is a Managing Partner of the Firm.
Prior to forming Fund I in 1990, Mr. Cooper was an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group of Salomon Brothers, Inc.
Mr. Cooper currently serves as a director of several portfolio companies of the Funds.
As an experienced investor in the Financial Services Industry, Mr. Cooper has developed an extensive network of contacts throughout the industry. He speaks at industry conferences as an expert on financial service company acquisitions and investments.