Genstar Capital Names Managing Director

Feb 10 2006 | 11:16pm ET

Private equity firm Genstar Capital has named Keith Oster as managing director. Oster's responsibilities with the San Francisco-based investment management firm will include sourcing and executing acquisitions, divestitures and oversight of portfolio companies.

Before joining Genstar, Oster was with Fremont Partners and prior to that he was a general partner with Thomas Weisel Capital Partners and J.F. Lehman & Company.

"Keith's expertise in the industrial technology, business services, and health care services sectors directly relates to the goals and growth strategies of Genstar," said Jean-Pierre Conte, chairman and managing director.

Genstar makes leveraged investments in middle-market companies and has more than $900 million in assets under 


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