Atar Capital Adds Brett Crowell, Esq., to the Team as Director 

Global private investment firm will leverage Crowell’s legal, taxation expertise to support its best-in-class transaction due diligence and operations 

LOS ANGELES, CA – Atar Capital is pleased to announce that Brett Crowell has joined the team as a Director. Brett will play a pivotal role in enhancing the firm’s financial and commercial due diligence processes and will enable Atar Capital to seamlessly cover all aspects of transacting and managing its portfolio companies. 

Brett brings a wealth of experience to Atar Capital, having co-led the M&A tax practice at GHJ, where he advised on both buy-side and sell-side domestic and cross-border transactions. At GHJ, Brett not only demonstrated his prowess in the M&A realm but also led a practice that introduced innovative client services and provided essential internal tax support.  

“Having Brett’s expertise as an attorney, taxation expert and transactional counsel will enable Atar Capital to conduct deals with speed and certainty as well as having all the major disciplinaries in house for managing our portfolio companies,” said Cyrus Nikou, Founder and Managing Partner at Atar Capital. “We look forward to the impactful contributions Brett will undoubtedly make to Atar Capital’s continued success and growth.” 

Brett began his career at Armanino LLP, where he served as a law firm management consultant before transitioning into a federal estate, gift, and trust tax specialist role. Brett is a licensed attorney in the State of California, with a J.D. and LL.M. in taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

About Atar Capital  

Atar Capital is a global private investment firm that benefits from 80 years of combined buy-out, investing and portfolio company management experience. The firm’s principals have collectively completed over 90 private equity transactions across eighteen countries worldwide. Atar Capital specializes in complex carve-outs, corporate divestitures and turnarounds of high-potential businesses and is a collaborative partner to sustainable and purpose-driven companies that can make a valuable and positive impact on the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Atar Capital’s best-in-class business development, M&A and operations capabilities enable its portfolio companies to unlock their full potential. For more information, visit