Arbor Investments has added John Camp to its team as Managing Director of Corporate Development. Mr. Camp will be based in Chicago and will focus on sourcing transactions in the food products handling, manufacturing, distribution, and specialty packaging sectors.
Mr. Camp brings more than 25 years of private equity investment experience to Arbor. His career includes development positions at The Jordan Company, Lincolnshire Management, Wafra Partners, and most recently at Southfield Capital. Mr. Camp has been active in merger and acquisition industry groups, covered investment bankers and brokers across North America, and has sourced transactions in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, and specialty services. Mr. Camp has a BA from the University of the South and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
“John is a well-known and respected deal professional and intermediary in the middle market. We are excited to expand our deal sourcing and execution capabilities by adding John’s experience and qualifications to our team,” said Greg Purcell, CEO of Arbor Investments.
Arbor invests in the food, beverage and related industries. The firm has acquired or invested in over 33 food and beverage companies in North America and currently has $600 million of assets under management across three funds. Arbor was founded in 1999 and is based in Chicago (www.arborpic.com).
“Arbor has an impressive track record of successful investments and I look forward to working with Arbor’s team of accomplished investment professionals to acquire and invest in premier companies within the food and beverage industry,” said Mr. Camp.
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