Mr. Fitch previously spent nearly a decade as part of the business development team at Platinum Equity, where he was responsible for deal origination and managing strategic relationships with corporate sellers, investment banks and other intermediaries. Mr. Fitch earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
“We are delighted to welcome Ryan to the team and look forward to utilizing his industry experience as Peak Rock maintains and expands relationships with its partners in the investment banking and financial advisory communities,” said Anthony DiSimone, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Rock.
Also today, Peak Rock announced that Matthew Puglisi is joining the firm as a Vice President. Mr. Puglisi recently graduated from Harvard Business School and was previously a Senior Associate at Wind Point Partners. He began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup. Additionally, Trina Segura has joined the Peak Rock finance team as a Senior Accountant. Previously, she was a Senior Accountant at TPG Capital and Ernst & Young.
“Building on Peak Rock’s successes and significant opportunities under review, the firm continues to grow its outstanding talent base, as evidenced by the additions of Ryan, Matthew and Trina,” said Mr. DiSimone.
Peak Rock Capital makes debt and equity investments of $20 million to $150 million in middle market companies with revenues from $50 million to $1 billion and enterprise values from $25 million to $500 million. Sectors of interest include business and commercial services; consumer; distribution and logistics; energy and related services; healthcare; industrials; manufacturing, metals, and media. The firm is based in Austin (www.peakrockcapital.com).
2014 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 6-12-14