HKW Adds Tech-Focused VP

HKW Adds Tech-Focused VP

HKW has hired Rick Ammar as a vice president to assist the firm with its expanding technology efforts. Mr. Ammar is based in HKW’s New York office. Mr. Ammar’s responsibilities at HKW include sourcing new investments, evaluating new investment opportunities, performing underwriting and due diligence, and executing platform and add-on transactions. “Rick’s track record of […]

Vector Hires Head of Value Creation

Vector Hires Head of Value Creation

Vector Capital has hired Anupam Banerjee as a managing director and head of value creation. Mr. Banerjee will work with the firm’s investment team to underwrite new investments and assist portfolio companies to develop and execute go-to-market strategies, drive growth, and improve profitability. Prior to joining Vector, Mr. Banerjee was a partner at McKinsey & […]

With New Capital, Arbor Adds Partners and Expands NY Office

With New Capital, Arbor Adds Partners and Expands NY Office

Quickly following the close earlier this month of its fifth fund, Arbor Investments V LP (Arbor V), with $1.5 billion of outside capital, Arbor has announced three new partners and the expansion of the firm’s New York City office. The three new partners – all based in Chicago – are J. David Foster, Jason Booth, […]

Graycliff Adds Semiconductor Pro

Graycliff Adds Semiconductor Pro

Daniel Rubin, an operator and investor in the semiconductor equipment industry, has joined Graycliff Partners as an operating advisor. Mr. Rubin has more than 30 years of experience in semiconductor, display, renewable energy, and biotech equipment manufacturing. He has held numerous leadership positions with large semiconductor equipment companies including Ichor Systems, Integrated Materials, Celerity, and […]

Financial Sponsor Pro Joins BGL

Financial Sponsor Pro Joins BGL

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has hired Heather Mosbacher Reiner as a managing director in the firm’s financial sponsor coverage group. Ms. Reiner will be based in New York City. Ms. Reiner has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking and joins BGL from William Blair where she was a director in […]

Houlihan Lokey Expands Industrials Group

Houlihan Lokey Expands Industrials Group

Houlihan Lokey (HL) has hired Richard Hoh as a managing director in its industrials group. Mr. Hoh will be part of the firm’s industrial technology subsector team, focusing primarily on electronic components as well as environmental technologies. HL’s industrials group has more than one hundred professionals in eight offices around the world. Mr. Hoh, who […]

Stephens Promotes Two to Senior Associate

Stephens Promotes Two to Senior Associate

The Stephens Group has promoted Rob Dickinson and Jens Talbert to Senior Associate. “We are pleased to recognize Jens’ and Rob’s hard work and efforts with promotions,” said Witt Stephens, Chairman and CEO of The Stephens Group. “Since joining the firm, they have been key members of our investment team focused on both evaluating new […]

Compass Hires Katie Melzer

Compass Hires Katie Melzer

Compass Diversified has hired Katie Melzer as a managing director and head of business development. Prior to joining Compass Diversified (CODI), Ms. Melzer spent more than 15 years at Robert W. Baird, most recently serving as a director in the firm’s consumer investment banking group. At Baird, she worked with private equity firms and multinational […]

Houlihan Lokey Builds Med Tech Group

Houlihan Lokey Builds Med Tech Group

Investment bank Houlihan Lokey has added Keith Barry to its team as a managing director and the head of medical technology, a new practice within the firm’s healthcare group. Mr. Barry joins Allan Burton who was hired by Houlihan Lokey last month. Both professionals will be based in San Francisco. Mr. Barry joins from Wells […]

Arbor Adds Operating Partner

Arbor Adds Operating Partner

Arbor Investments has named Tom Halverson as a new operating partner of the firm. Since March 2019, Mr. Halverson has served as the chief financial officer for Inari Agriculture, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company active with plant breeding technology. Beginning in 1996, Mr. Halverson was with middle-market investment bank Piper Sandler, most recently as the head […]

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