Brookside Equity Partners has expanded its investment team with the hiring of Michael LaConti as a Senior Associate.
Prior to Brookside, Mr. LaConti was an Associate at Summer Street Capital Partners where he assisted in the investment process and portfolio management of a number of transactions in the niche manufacturing and environmental industries. He began his career at JPMorgan Chase & Co. after graduating from Cornell University, where he majored in Applied Economics and Management with a concentration in Finance.
“We are delighted that Michael has become the newest member of our investment team,” said Don Hawks, President of Brookside Equity Partners. “We believe in the importance of attracting and retaining people with exceptional talent and experience. Michael’s addition to our group is a testament to that focus. We are confident Michael will contribute in a meaningful way to the future success and growth of our organization.”
Brookside Equity Partners makes control investments in middle-market companies with revenues of at least $15 million, and $3 million to $25 million of EBITDA. The firm generally invests in manufacturing, business services, media and consumer businesses. The firm also co-invests equity alongside other investment firms, family offices and financial sponsors. Brookside was first established in 1977 and has offices in Stamford and Boston (www.brooksideequity.com).
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