Z Capital has added Timothy Chiodo to its investment team as a new managing director. Mr. Chiodo will be active sourcing and executing new transactions and portfolio company oversight.
Prior to joining ZCG, Mr. Chiodo was a principal at Comvest Partners, where he sourced, initiated, and led new investments in platform portfolio companies. Earlier in his career, beginning in 2004, Mr. Chiodo was with Compass Group, a middle-market private equity investor based in Westport, Connecticut.
“Tim has a proven track record and significant investing experience, and we are excited to welcome him to the ZCG family,” said James Zenni, the founder, president, and chief executive officer of ZCG. “I am confident Tim will be a strong addition to our team and I look forward to benefitting from his 20 years of experience and expertise as we continue to source compelling opportunities and find new ways to drive value for our investors.”
Mr. Chiodo began his career at Lazard in 2001 and has his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA in finance from Columbia.
“I am pleased to join the impressive investment team at ZCG at such a dynamic time for the industry,” said Mr. Chiodo. “The firm’s value-oriented portfolio is well positioned, and I am looking forward to executing on ZCP’s differentiated investment strategy.”
New York City-headquartered Z Capital makes control investments in middle-market companies that are active in the consumer products, food, restaurants, gaming hospitality, manufacturing, media, publishing, metals and business services sectors. The firm’s investment types include growth platforms, corporate carve-outs, buy & build, and go-private transactions.
Private Equity Professional | June 9, 2020