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Nicholas Singer

Founder & Managing Partner

Purchase Capital

Miami, FL, USA


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Nicholas Singer’s Biography

Nicholas J. Singer is the Founder and Managing Partner of Purchase Capital, an investment firm that 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, OWYN (Only What You Need), and IntegriCo Composites.

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

He serves as Chairman of IntegriCo Composites, an industrial products manufacturer that creates new products out of hard-to-recycle plastic, and as Chairman of OWYN (Only What You Need), a leading brand in plant-based protein products....
Nicholas J. Singer is the Founder and Managing Partner of Purchase Capital, an investment firm that 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, OWYN (Only What You Need), and IntegriCo Composites.

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

He serves as Chairman of IntegriCo Composites, an industrial products manufacturer that creates new products out of hard-to-recycle plastic, and as Chairman of OWYN (Only What You Need), a leading brand in plant-based protein products.

Nicholas is also a Board Member of the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, a Trustee of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, and a member of the James Madison Council at the Library of Congress.

From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Singer was the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Member of Standard General, an SEC registered investment advisor which managed over $1 billion of assets during his tenure. Prior to that, he was a Founding Partner of Cyrus Capital Partners, a Principal at Och-Ziff Capital Management, and an Analyst in High Yield Trading and in the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs & Co.

Nicholas graduated summa cum laude with 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

Eterna Therapeutics
Eterna Therapeutics Completes Name Change, Acquires Option to License iPSC-Derived NK...

...and T Cell Therapies from Exacis Biotherapeutics.

The option agreement grants Eterna the right to negotiate an exclusive, worldwide license to develop and commercialize iPS cell-derived natural killer cell (“iNK”) and/or T cell (“iT”) programs.

 

Business Wire
OWYN Announces Funding Round Led by Purchase Capital to Accelerate National Expansion

OWYN™ (Only What You Need), a leading brand in plant-based protein beverages and other functional nutrition products, announced a growth investment round led by Purchase Capital with participation from Hammock Park Capital LLC and existing investor PowerPlant Ventures. 

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Nicholas Singer’s Background

Purchase Capital
Founder & Managing Partner
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

National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation
Board of Directors
2022 - Present
Arlington, TX, USA
The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation preserves and expands the impact of the more than 40 million Americans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces since the Civil War.
 
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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Awards & Recognition

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