Lindsay Goldberg has added Cathleen Ellsworth to its team as a partner. In her new role, Ms. Ellsworth will lead the firm’s capital raising and investor relations efforts.
Ms. Ellsworth has more than 35 years of capital raising, fund formation, investor relations, and marketing and communications experience.
Before joining Lindsay Goldberg, Ms. Ellsworth was a managing director at Greenwich, Connecticut-based BlackRock where she was the head of fundraising and investor relations and the co-head of co-investments for the Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Funds, which are managed by BlackRock. Earlier in her career, she was with First Reserve for 27 years as a partner, chief marketing officer and managing director.
“Cathleen is a seasoned professional with substantial experience leading capital development initiatives and a long track record of serving as a trusted partner to institutional investors worldwide,” said Jack Lew, a managing partner at Lindsay Goldberg. “The addition of Cathleen to our team demonstrates Lindsay Goldberg’s focus on delivering excellence to our investor partners.”
“Lindsay Goldberg is known for its collaborative partnerships with families, founders and management teams, and has firmly established itself as a trusted steward in the institutional investment community by building businesses the right way and delivering excellent returns,” said Ms. Ellsworth. “I am excited to serve as a resource to the firm’s partners on their investment programs.”
In other news from Lindsay Goldberg, the firm has hired John Holland as a partner to focus on investments in the business services vertical. Before joining Lindsay Goldberg, Mr. Holland was a managing director at Warburg Pincus where he was active with deal origination, execution and portfolio management.
“We are pleased to welcome two well-respected, deeply experienced private equity professionals in Cathleen and John to Lindsay Goldberg,” said Alan Goldberg, a co-founder and chief executive officer of Lindsay Goldberg. “Cathleen and John embody our values and share our unwavering commitment to serving as the preferred partner for families and founders and our investors for years to come.”
New York City-based Lindsay Goldberg manages $13 billion of equity capital and invests in family-owned and entrepreneur‐led businesses across a range of sectors including industrials, business, government and financial services. Since 2001, the firm has raised more than $17 billion of equity capital and has invested in over 50 platform companies and more than 250 add-on acquisitions.
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