About Us

Trently Advisors is an investment firm with a permanent capital base that allows for alignment with founders and management teams, flexible transaction structures and efficient decision-making. We invest primarily in consumer-facing companies with particular emphasis on fast-growing food businesses. We also consider investment in companies outside of these areas in certain opportunistic situations.

We seek to be active partners and to add value beyond financial capital.

Our involvement often spans functional areas

Team

Alan Leavitt – Managing Director

Alan Leavitt is Managing Director of Trently Advisors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Wholesome Valley Foods (d/b/a Barnana) and We the Pie People (d/b/a JC’s). Prior to Trently Advisors, Alan was a Vice President at Beach Point Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar investment manager specializing in credit-related investments. While at Beach Point, Alan managed several illiquid positions, including strategic transaction analysis, board observation and negotiating amendments and waivers. He also led workout negotiations and served on ad hoc committees for public and private investments in the US and Europe. Prior to working at Beach Point, Alan practiced law in the New York and Los Angeles offices of Latham & Watkins LLP. While at Latham, Alan completed a wide variety of financial transactions with a focus on corporate bankruptcy and restructuring.

Alan has been an enthusiastic traveler all his life, and his adventures include spending 15 months traveling around the world with his wife. When Alan was a child, his parents volunteered with international health organizations, which gave him the opportunity to attend local schools in the Caribbean and Africa.

Alan earned his B.A. at Tufts University with a major in Political Science. He earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Alan serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Samburu Project, a non-profit organization that drills clean water wells as a foundation to development for communities in the Samburu District of Kenya. Alan’s hobbies include skiing, tennis, hiking, cooking and SCUBA diving.

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