John P. Civantos

Managing Partner

Court Square Capital Partners

Joined: 2004

Office Phone:

(212) 752-6110

Direct Phone:

(212) 752-6047

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Mr. Civantos joined the firm in 2004 and has been a Managing Partner since 2015. Mr. Civantos is currently a director of DISA, Infogroup, Mspark, Research Now, and System1. He previously served on the boards of IWCO Direct, Mosaic Sales Solutions, MSX International, Southern Graphics, and Vestcom. Mr. Civantos also serves on the board for non-profit organization Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) and chairs the Alternative Investments Committee of that organization. In 2017, he was the recipient of the inaugural Financial Innovator Award from Marketing EDGE (Marketing Services industry trade and education association) for his track record of transactions in the Marketing Services sector. Prior to joining Court Square, he spent six years with the private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and several years with Morgan Stanley & Co. Mr. Civantos received his B.A. from Duke University, an M.B.A. with academic distinction from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.


Duke University , North Carolina,
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The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , Pennsylvania,
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Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies , District of Columbia,
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Board Member

CompuCom Systems, Inc.

Encompass Digital Media, Inc.

IWCO Direct, Inc.


Mosaic Sales Solutions Corp.

Work History

Morgan Stanley & Co.