New Head of Biz Development at Turnspire

Turnspire Capital Partners has hired Peter Nortrup as a Principal and Head of Business Development. Mr. Nortrup will lead Turnspire’s deal origination and marketing efforts.

“We are very excited to welcome Peter to Turnspire,” said Managing Partner Ilya Koffman. “His experience significantly expands our business development capabilities and further accelerates the firm’s momentum. With our growing team, we look forward to continuing the execution of Turnspire’s operationally oriented investment strategy focused on complex transactions.”

Turnspire invests up to $30 million in companies with revenues between $25 million and $300 million. The firm prefers companies that are underperformers and/or in need of an operational turnaround.  Sectors of interest include aerospace and defense; automotive; capital equipment; chemicals; consumer; construction and building materials; engineered products; food and beverage; industrial equipment; logistics (asset heavy); metals and metal fabrication; paper and packaging; and plastics and synthetic materials.

Mr. Nortrup joins Turnspire from Comvest Partners where, as a vice president, he originated and evaluated control equity, non-control equity, and direct lending investment opportunities. Prior to Comvest, he was with UBS’ wealth management business and began his career as an officer in the United States Air Force.  Mr. Nortrup has a MS degree in strategic management from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He earned his undergraduate degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Aviation.

Turnspire is led by Ilya Koffman and is based in New York (www.turnspirecap.com).

© 2017 Private Equity Professional | November 16, 2017

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