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Nicholas Singer

Founder & Managing Member

Purchase Capital

Miami, FL, USA

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Nicholas Singer’s Biography

Nicholas J. Singer is Founder and Managing Member of Purchase Capital, an investment firm that serves as his family office. Purchase Capital provides patient capital for public and private companies with strong potential for long-term value creation. It also acts as a sponsor to institutional investors, foundations, and endowments.

Nicholas has over 20 years of investing experience in both public markets and private equity. With an analytical and entrepreneurial approach, he takes an active role in the portfolio companies of Purchase Capital as it invests across a variety of asset classes and industries. Its primary holdings include United Parks, Comera Life Sciences, OWYN (Only What You Need), IntegriCo Composites and Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics.

Nicholas is the Founder and Executive Chairman of United Parks, an owner and operator of family entertainment properties across the United States, including historic Playland in Rye, New York.

He serves as Executive Chairman of IntegriCo Composites, an industrial products manufacturer that creates new products out of hard-to-recycle...
Nicholas J. Singer is Founder and Managing Member of Purchase Capital, an investment firm that serves as his family office. Purchase Capital provides patient capital for public and private companies with strong potential for long-term value creation. It also acts as a sponsor to institutional investors, foundations, and endowments.

Nicholas has over 20 years of investing experience in both public markets and private equity. With an analytical and entrepreneurial approach, he takes an active role in the portfolio companies of Purchase Capital as it invests across a variety of asset classes and industries. Its primary holdings include United Parks, Comera Life Sciences, OWYN (Only What You Need), IntegriCo Composites and Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics.

Nicholas is the Founder and Executive Chairman of United Parks, an owner and operator of family entertainment properties across the United States, including historic Playland in Rye, New York.

He serves as Executive Chairman of IntegriCo Composites, an industrial products manufacturer that creates new products out of hard-to-recycle plastic, and as Chairman of Only What You Need (OWYN), a leading brand in plant-based protein products. Nicholas is also a shareholder and board member of Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics (Nasdaq: BTX), a biopharmaceutical company researching new cancer treatments.

Prior to his current roles, Nicholas was Co-Founder and Co-Managing Member of Standard General, an SEC-registered investment advisor that manages event-driven opportunity funds, and a Founding Partner of Cyrus Capital Partners.

Nicholas holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.A.S. in Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Nicholas Singer’s Newsfeed

Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Announces Board Changes

Nicholas Singer has been named as a new member of Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics' Board of Directors.

The Business Journals
Biologics startup trading steady after SPAC deal

Waltham-based biologics startup Comera Life Sciences is trading on the Nasdaq after a reverse merger with OTR Acquisition Corp.

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Nicholas Singer’s Background

Purchase Capital
Founder & Managing Member
2014 - Present
Miami, FL, USA
Purchase Capital is an investment firm that provides patient capital for both public and private companies. It takes a thoughtful approach toward deploying capital and is flexible with regard to debt or equity.
United Parks
Founder & Managing Principal
2014 - Present
Miami, FL, USA
United Parks is an owner and operator of amusement parks and water parks, including the iconic Rye Playland in New York. The company’s mission is to offer unparalleled entertainment value.
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Current Board Positions

Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics
Board of Directors
Jun 2022 - Present
San Diego, CA, USA
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics (BTX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to creating a world where patients and families with high unmet medical needs have access to effective treatments.
Only What You Need (OWYN), Inc.
Chairman
Sep 2021 - Present
Fairfield, NJ, USA
Only What You Need, Inc. (OWYN), is a leader in plant-based protein beverages and other functional nutrition products.
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Media

Westchester County, Standard reach settlement over Rye Playland management
Dec 2020
"Westchester County and Standard Amusements have reached a settlement over management of county owned Playland amusement park, potentially ending a bitter and costly legal dispute. The settlement means the company would manage the park and the county would end its effort to dissolve their partnership."

Awards & Endorsements

The Business Council of Westchester
Rising Star Award
2015
Rye Brook, NY, USA
2015's honorees represent a wide-range of professionals from various fields, including advertising, nonprofits, government, media, healthcare and education. The awards are a reflection of the creativity, drive and spirit of professionals in Westchester County.

Press Releases

Comera Life Sciences Debuts as Publicly Traded Company Focused on Transforming Biologics
May 2022
Comera Life Sciences Holdings, Inc., which is developing a new generation of bio-innovative biologic medicines to improve patient access, safety, and convenience, today announced the completion of its business combination with OTR Acquisition Corp.
Comera Life Sciences to Become Publicly Traded via Business Combination with OTR Acquisition Corp.
Jan 2022
New York, NY, USA
Comera Life Sciences, a company developing a new generation of bio-innovative biologic medicines, has agreed to a merger with OTR Acquisition Corp., a SPAC led by Nicholas Singer.
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Nicholas Singer’s Education