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Jonathan Zimbalist


Jonathan (“JZ”) co-founded Nili in 2019. JZ is responsible for transaction evaluation, negotiation and management of portfolio company teams. Prior to founding Nili, JZ co-founded Philadelphia-based Eureka Growth Capital Management. The focus of Eureka was to bring sophisticated private equity resources to the underserved lower middle market. Investing in over 30 platform companies over 17 years, primarily in the U.S. with add-on acquisitions in Europe and Asia, JZ developed a reputation as a key partner to growing lower middle market businesses. Prior to Eureka, JZ executed and managed leveraged buyout transactions on behalf of the Berwind family office. JZ has a BS from The Wharton School and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.