Greenbriar Equity Group has promoted Matthew Burke to managing director.
Mr. Burke joined Greenbriar in 2010 and has been active with sourcing and structuring several of the firm’s portfolio investments with a focus on the vehicle aftermarket, logistics, and business services sectors.
“Matt’s promotion is a reflection of both his proven investment capabilities over the last decade at Greenbriar, as well as our confidence in his leadership going forward,” said Reginald Jones, a managing partner and co-founder of Greenbriar. “During his time with Greenbriar, Matt has distinguished himself as a trusted partner to numerous portfolio companies in several of our sectors of focus and has contributed to our success in these investments. Equally important, Matt has played a significant role in building the culture and team at Greenbriar that are so critical to our success.”
Earlier in his career, Mr. Burke was an investment banking analyst in the global industrials group at Credit Suisse, and he has his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke. Mr. Burke currently serves or has previously served as a board member of several Greenbriar portfolio companies, including BDP International, LazerSpot, Morgan Auto Group, Spireon, Sun Auto Tire and Service, and Transplace.
Greenbriar invests from $75 million to $150 million of equity per transaction in businesses with enterprise values from $100 million to $1 billion. Sectors of interest include advanced manufacturing, aerospace & defense, automotive aftermarket, business and industrial services, specialty distribution, logistics, and rail. Greenbriar was founded in 1999 and is based in Rye, New York.
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