Mr. Starkweather joins Grey Mountain from US Renewables Group, a private equity firm specializing in alternative energy investments, where he was a Principal responsible for managing all aspects of due diligence and transaction execution. Previously he was an Associate at Centre Partners Management, a private equity firm focused on middle-market leveraged buyouts, and an Associate at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Partners, Lehman Brothers’ captive leveraged buyout fund. He started his career as an Analyst in Lehman Brothers’ Technology Mergers & Acquisitions group. Mr. Starkweather holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and BS degrees in Economics and Engineering Science from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. McKenzie joins Grey Mountain from Jefferies & Company, where he advised companies on M&A transactions and executed debt and equity financings as an Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Group. Mr. McKenzie graduated from Wake Forest University with a BS in Finance from the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy.
Grey Mountain Partners invests in middle market companies with enterprise values between $30 million and $150 million. The firm invests up to $75 million in control acquisitions of basic industry businesses and is currently investing from its second fund, Grey Mountain Partners Fund II, LP. The firm was founded in 2003 and is based in Boulder, CO (www.greymountain.com).
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