“Hemali’s appointment reflects her track record of success in working with alternative investment firms, especially private equity funds, to raise capital globally,” said Howard Morgan, Co-President of Castle Harlan. “Her expertise and experience will be invaluable when we launch our next fund.”
Before joining Castle Harlan, Ms. Dassani was a Managing Director with Old City Investment Partners, a multi-family office investment firm. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University. Ms. Dassani is President of the Harvard Business School Club of Greater New York, and sits on the Board of Governors for the Harvard Business School Real Estate Alumni Association and the Steering Committee for the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels Association.
Castle Harlan invests in controlling interests in the buyout and development of middle-market companies in North America, Europe and, together with CHAMP Private Equity, in Australia. Since its inception, Castle Harlan has invested in more than 53 companies representing more than $11 billion in enterprise value. The firm was founded in 1987 and is based in New York (www.castleharlan.com).
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