Peterson Partners has named Nick Jean-Baptiste, former vice president at Macquarie Capital (USA), as a new vice president on its investment team. In this newly created position, Mr. Jean-Baptiste will be responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and he will work with portfolio company executives to accelerate growth.
“Nick is an amazing asset to add to our investment team,” said Dan Peterson, managing partner of Peterson Partners. “His unparalleled passion for and expertise in financial and capital investments spans several industries, and our entire organization will greatly benefit from his strategic leadership.”
While at Macquarie Capital, Mr. Jean-Baptiste provided advisory and capital market services to mid-market and large cap private equity clients. He completed transactions in the industrial, healthcare, consumer packaged goods, business services and retail sectors. Before joining Macquarie, he worked in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group with Citigroup. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Jean-Baptiste spent five years as a consultant with Vision Chain and Accenture. Mr. Jean-Baptiste has an MBA from the University of North Carolina and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University.
“I am thrilled to join Peterson Partners in this capacity,” said Mr. Jean-Baptiste. “Throughout my career I have been drawn to growth opportunities combining capital investments and strong business execution. Peterson fits that description exactly, and I look forward to delivering tremendous growth for the firm’s client portfolio.”
Peterson Partners invests from $2 million to $15 million in companies with revenues from $10 million to $50 million. The firm was founded in 1995 and has managed over $500 million in committed capital through eight funds. Peterson Partners is based in Salt Lake City (www.petersonpartnerslp.com).
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