Hudson Ferry Capital has promoted Robert Athas to Vice President. With this promotion, Mr. Athas will lead the business development efforts of Hudson Ferry by focusing on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities and managing the firm’s intermediary relationships.
“Rob has been a wonderful addition to the Hudson Ferry team. Since joining us last year, he has been instrumental in expanding our network of business brokers and intermediaries,” said Paul Huston, Hudson Ferry Capital’s Chairman.
Mr. Athas joined Hudson Ferry Capital as an Associate last January from KPMG Corporate Finance where he was a Vice President. At KPMG, Mr. Athas executed mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, management buyouts and recapitalizations, and valuations. Prior to KPMG, he worked at Cross Keys Capital, Bank of New York, and Bear Stearns. Mr. Athas has experience in a number of industries including basic manufacturing, specialty chemicals, building products, business services, technology and energy services. He earned an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a BS in Finance from the University of Rhode Island.
Hudson Ferry Capital invests in lower middle market companies with revenues of $25 million to $300 million and EBITDAs of $5 million to $40 million. Sectors of interest include: niche manufacturers; building products companies; business services providers; and outsourcing providers. The firm is currently investing through its second fund, Hudson Ferry
Capital II with capital commitments of $155 million, which closed in June 2011. Hudson Ferry was formed in 2006 by Mark Deutsch, Stephen Fisher, Paul Huston, Bruce Robertson and Timothy Ross. The firm is based in New York, NY (www.hudsonferry.com).
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