Andrew Scharf Joins WILsquare

WILsquare Capital has added Andrew Scharf to its investment team as a Vice President.

“We are extremely pleased to have Andrew join our growing team,” said Bill Willhite, Managing Partner at WILsquare Capital. “Andrew’s significant transaction experience and meaningful understanding of lower-middle market companies will allow him to quickly contribute to our continued growth as a firm and the success of our portfolio investments.  I am very pleased to welcome Andrew to WILsquare Capital.”

Prior to joining WILsquare, Mr. Scharf spent four years at Atlanta-based investment bank Croft & Bender where he was active in all aspects of transaction sourcing and execution as well as supporting investments in three growth equity funds. He joined Croft & Bender in 2014 as an Analyst and was promoted over his tenure to Senior Analyst, Associate and Vice President. Earlier in his career, Mr. Scharf spent two years with PwC as an Assurance Associate. He has his MBA and undergraduate degrees from Tulane University.

WILsquare invests in businesses that are located in the Midwest and South that are often family-owned and have EBITDA of $3 million to $10 million. Sectors of interest include business services, niche manufacturing, distribution and technology companies. The St. Louis-based firm was co-founded in 2015 by Bill Willhite and Jamie Wilmsen (www.WILsquare.com).

WILsquare is currently investing out of its first fund, WILsquare Capital Partners Fund I LP, which closed in January 2017.

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