Mr. Siwinski will serve as a finance operating partner, responsible for implementing financial best practices, value creation initiatives, and add-on acquisition integration plans across High Road’s portfolio companies. Mr. Rubino will be responsible for new platform acquisitions and portfolio company add-ons, as well as assisting in overseeing portfolio companies.
Mr. Siwinski was most recently a finance operating partner at Marlin Equity Partners. He began his career at Ernst & Young, where he was a partner in the transaction advisory services practice, and subsequently held positions at The Hain Celestial Group and FTI Consulting. Mr. Siwinski received a BS in accounting and finance from Fairfield University and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Prior to joining High Road, Mr. Rubino worked at CI Capital Partners and Saw Mill Capital, where he was responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, leading due diligence and negotiations, and managing portfolio companies. Mr. Rubino received a BBA in finance from Emory University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“Steve’s proven expertise will help us achieve excellence in financial operations across the High Road portfolio,” said Bob Fitzsimmons, High Road’s Managing Partner. “Scott’s investment skills add to our already strong investment execution and portfolio company value creation capabilities. We are thrilled to welcome Steve and Scott to the High Road team as we continue to grow the firm.”
High Road Capital Partners invests in manufacturing, service, or value-added distribution businesses with revenues of $10 million to $100 million and EBITDAs of $3 million to $10 million. The firm was formed in 2007 and currently manages over $470 million of committed capital. High Road has completed 31 transactions, comprising 29 acquisitions – 12 platform investments, 17 add-on acquisitions – and two exits since its founding in 2007. High Road is headquartered in New York (www.highroadcap.com).
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