OACC

Pre IPO

Oaktree Acquisition Corp. III

Raised
$275M
CIK
1845036
Focus
Industrial, Consumer
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Patrick McCaney serves as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and a director on our board of directors. Mr. McCaney currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of OACB and a director of its board of directors, and was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of OAC and a director on its board of directors until its business combination with HIMS. In addition, he has served as portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Value Equities strategy since its inception. Mr. McCaney oversees the analysis, portfolio construction and management of the Value Equities strategy. Since joining Oaktree, he has led more than 40 public and private investments across a variety of sectors. Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. McCaney spent more than seven years as an investment professional for the Special Situations Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he originated, executed and managed investments of Goldman’s proprietary capital. Mr. McCaney earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering as well as B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and management science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We believe Mr. McCaney’s significant investment experience make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Alexander Taubman serves as our Co-Chief Executive Officer . Mr. Taubman is the President of OACB and served in the same role for OAC until its business combination with HIMS. He a managing director within Oaktree’s Value Equities strategy, which he helped launch. Mr. Taubman contributes to the analysis, portfolio construction and management of the Value Equities strategy. He has led public and private investments in consumer, industrial, media, financials and various other sectors. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2014, Mr. Taubman was an investment professional in the Special Situations Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he originated, executed, and managed investments of Goldman’s balance sheet capital. Mr. Taubman serves as a Trustee of Heckscher Foundation for Children, as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. He earned a A.B. degree in economics from Harvard College, as well as an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Zaid Pardesi is President and Chief Financial Officer of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. III. Mr. Pardesi currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Head of M&A of OACB and served in the same role for OAC until its business combination with HIMS. Mr. Pardesi is also a senior vice president within Oaktree’s Value Equities strategy. He has spent his career originating, acquiring and managing middle-market companies in the industrial, consumer, and healthcare sectors, often operating platforms as CFO. Mr. Pardesi joined Oaktree in 2019 from The Cranemere Group, a global holding company, where he was a senior investment professional acquiring middle-market businesses. Prior thereto, Mr. Pardesi was an investor at H.I.G. Capital and at AEA Investors in New York and London. He began his career at Bain & Company. Mr. Pardesi received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. from Northwestern University, where he was a computer engineering and economics double major.

Mathew Pendo is Chief Operating Officer of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. III. Mr. Pendo currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of OACB and served in the same role for OAC until its business combination with HIMS. He is also the Head of Corporate Development and Capital Markets for Oaktree, the President and Chief Operating Officer of the three Oaktree managed BDC’s: Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation, Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation and Oaktree Strategic Income II. Mr. Pendo joined Oaktree in 2015. His prior experience includes serving as the chief investment officer of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he was honored with the Distinguished Service Award in 2013. Mr. Pendo began his career at Merrill Lynch, where he spent 18 years, starting in their investment banking division before becoming managing director of the technology industry group. Subsequently, Mr. Pendo was a managing director at Barclays Capital, first serving as co-head of U.S. Investment Banking and then co-head of Global Industrials group. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University, cum laude and is a former board member of Ally Financial and SuperValu Inc.

John Frank serves as the Chairman and a director on the board of directors of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. III. Mr. Frank serves in a similar role for OACB and was the Chairman and a director on the board of directors of OAC until its business combination with HIMS. He is Oaktree’s Vice Chairman, working closely with Howard Marks, Bruce Karsh and Jay Wintrob (Oaktree’s Chief Executive Officer) in managing the firm. Since October 2017, Mr. Frank has also served as the Chairman of the boards of directors of Oaktree Strategic Income Corp. and Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation. Mr. Frank joined Oaktree in 2001 as General Counsel and was named Oaktree’s Managing Principal in early 2006, a position which he held for about nine years. As Managing Principal, Mr. Frank was the firm’s principal executive officer and responsible for all aspects of the firm’s management. Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. Frank was a partner of the Los Angeles law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP where he managed a number of notable merger and acquisition transactions. Prior to joining Munger Tolles in 1984, Mr. Frank served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frank M. Coffin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Frank served as a Legislative Assistant to the Honorable Robert F. Drinan, Member of Congress. Mr. Frank holds a B.A. degree with honors in history from Wesleyan University and a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School where he was Managing Editor of the Michigan Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He is a member of the State Bar of California and, while in private practice, was listed in Woodward & White’s Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Frank is a member of the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation and a Trustee of Wesleyan University, The James Irvine Foundation, Good Samaritan Hospital of Los Angeles, and the XPRIZE Foundation. We believe Mr. Frank’s significant investment experience make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.