Press Release

Shore Capital Partners Adds Justin Bentley to Lead Capital Markets

December 18, 2020

Private Equity Firm Makes Strategic Hire to Support Growth

December 18, 2020 –CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a private equity firm focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare and Food and Beverage industries, is pleased to announce Justin Bentley has joined the firm as Head of Capital Markets.

Justin is responsible for leading the firm’s capital markets efforts, including the financing activities of all new investments and portfolio companies, as well as developing and managing banking and intermediary relationships.

“It is my pleasure to welcome Justin to Shore,” said Justin Ishbia, Managing Partner. “His impressive track-record and deep understanding of capital markets will be a key enabler of our growth at Shore and portfolio companies. We look forward to Justin’s continued success and leadership.”

“Shore has developed a unique and highly effective approach that has produced tremendous results,” said Mr. Bentley. “We are extraordinarily well-positioned for sustained success, and I am thrilled to join the team to lead our capital markets efforts and contribute to our growth.”

Mr. Bentley joins Shore with 16 years of leveraged finance experience. He most recently served as a Director at Vista Credit Partners, where his responsibilities included capital raising and the sourcing, evaluation, and execution of credit investments in software and technology companies. Prior to Vista, Justin was a Director at Madison Capital Funding and was responsible for all aspects of direct lending investments as well as building the firm’s asset management and CLO platforms. After earning his B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois, Justin started his career as a Derivatives Analyst on the Chicago Board of Trade floor.

About Shore Capital Partners

Shore Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on microcap Healthcare and Food and Beverage investments. Shore supports management partners with capital, business development expertise, and industry knowledge to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions, and generate value to shareholders. Shore targets investments in proven, successful private companies with superior management teams, stable cash flow, and significant growth potential, including organic and growth through industry consolidation. Shore has $1.1 billion of equity capital under management through various investment vehicles. For more information on Shore, please visit