“Rob has more than 20 years of experience investing in private equity and providing advice to companies owned by private equity sponsors,” said David Moross, chairman and chief executive officer of Falconhead Capital. “He will be a valuable partner and member of our senior team responsible for generating new investments in the sports, leisure, lifestyle and consumer sectors.”
Before joining Falconhead, Mr. Fioretti was a Managing Director and a founding team member of Mistral Equity Partners, an investor in middle market consumer companies. Prior to joining Mistral in 2007, he was a Managing Director at Trimaran Capital Partners and earlier he was a member of the Leveraged Finance Group of CIBC World Markets where he focused on leveraged finance and private equity transactions. Mr. Fioretti received a BS and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Falconhead Capital invests in consumer-oriented companies in the sport, leisure, lifestyle, and media categories that have revenues between $20 million and $150 million and EBITDA between $5 million and $30 million. Typical equity investments range from $10 million to $50 million per transaction and up to $100 million with co-investors. Falconhead’s current portfolio includes GPS Industries, Javo Beverage Company, Mom365, and Rita’s Water Ice Franchise Company. The firm was founded in 1988 and is based in New York (www.falconheadcapital.com).
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