CreoCapital Partners


  • Based in Los Angeles, California

  • 17 dedicated professionals

  • Billions in transaction experience

  • Nearly $300 million in equity capital raised

Part of the CREO family of companies, CREO Capital Partners (CCP) is a private investment firm focused on investing capital in food and consumer products companies. Since 2005, we have acquired controlling and minority interests in16 companies, with over a dozen in the broader food, beverage, and consumer sectors.

Our focus is on the middle market, where we partner with excellent management teams to build long term, fundamental value for our investors, partners, and employees.

CREO Group is a visionary merchant banking platform providing financial advisory services and investment products to entrepreneurs, senior executives, boards, and investors around the globe. Based in Los Angeles, our activities consist of independent affiliates in both investment banking and investment management. We are a privately-held firm founded by deal professionals with a shared passion for trust, integrity, exceptional performance, and extraordinary results.



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Brent Shapiro
Chief Financial Officer at CreoCapital

What do you enjoy most about your job?

The constant exposure to global markets and finance in general.

Describe your company culture.

Very flexible whilst trying to operate in line with US operating hours. Focused on solution delivery and identifying opportunities.

What do you hope your interns will get out of this experience?

The ability to value JSE listed companies using a combination of CAPM, the Gordon growth model and PE multiple approaches. If interns can value US equities that is an added bonus.

What’s your mini bio?

Brent Shapiro, Chief Financial Officer, has worked in finance since 2007. Prior to joining CREO in 2014, Brent was the Director of Consult HQ (Pty) Limited, a financial consulting firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. From 2007 to 2012, Brent was employed by Investec Bank Limited within their Capital Markets division with roles in both their Equity Structuring and Financial Products teams. From 2004 to 2007, in the years prior to being employed by Investec, Brent worked as an auditor in the Cape Town office of the auditing firm Mazars.

Brent graduated from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) with a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Finance and Accounting and received a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting in 2003. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2006.