Megan Kneipp Joins Blue Point

Blue Point Capital Partners has added Megan Kneipp to its team as Head of Business Development.

Ms. Kneipp will oversee the firm’s new transaction origination efforts, strengthen its investment banking and other intermediary relationships, and assist portfolio companies with their add-on acquisition sourcing.

Before joining Blue Point, Ms. Kneipp was Vice President of Business Development at CenterOak Partners. Prior to CenterOak, she was an Associate at Credit Suisse Securities and previously an Associate in Brokerage Services at Direct Development in Dallas.

“Megan’s significant experience sourcing new investments and her extensive relationships with investment banks and other deal sources make her an ideal resource to lead our business development efforts as we work to invest Blue Point Fund IV, a $730 million fund that closed earlier this year,” said John LeMay, a Partner with Blue Point. “We are fortunate to add Megan to our team and look forward to leveraging her skills to enhance our sourcing efforts.”

Ms. Kneipp has an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BA from the University of Texas, with a concentration in Economics.

Blue Point will continue to work with Jim Marra, who currently works with Blue Point as a retained independent contractor on business development, and he will maintain his presence in the market building relationships with transaction sources.

Blue Point is a lower middle market private equity firm that invests in manufacturing, distribution and service businesses that have from $20 million to $200 million in revenue and EBITDA greater than $5 million. The firm has over $800 million in committed capital and has offices in Cleveland, Charlotte, Seattle, and Shanghai (www.bluepointcapital.com).

© 2018 Private Equity Professional | June 12, 2018

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