Steve Alexander, Managing Partner
Steve Alexander, Managing Partner
Phone: 646-233-0157   |

Steve Alexander, a founding partner of Shore Points Capital, brings more than 28 years of private equity and merchant banking experience to the firm. Steve originated, and from 1989 to 2006 headed up, Paribas' and BNP Paribas' private equity investment activities for North America. He originated and executed equity investments in a variety of sectors, including media, business services, electronics, specialty chemicals, restaurants and healthcare services. On behalf of Shore Points Capital or BNP Paribas, he served or serves as a board member or board observer of numerous companies, including Loftware; Breckwell; TSD Rental; Alabama Outdoor Advertising; Special Devices, Inc.; Reilly Corporation; Astra ; Huddle House and ARGI.

Steve co-founded the predecessor to the Paribas Merchant Banking Group in 1985 and the Merchant Banking Group in 1995, and was sole head from 1990 to 2000. As part of Paribas' merchant banking activities, Steve was responsible for overall business development of Paribas' leveraged finance and equity investment activities in the U.S., including starting up Paribas's SBIC.

Before joining BNP Paribas in 1983, Steve worked at Chase Manhattan Bank in the Global Specialized Industries sector.

Steve received a B.A. degree with honors and an M.B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.