Friday, 22 May 2015
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Oct 4 2007 | 6:10am ET
KPS Capital Partners has added six professionals to its investment team following the closing of its third fund, KPS Special Situations Fund III, with $1.2 billion of committed capital.
Randy Hicks, formerly a senior managing director of origination for FirstLight Financial, has been named managing director and director of business development.
In addition, Ryan Baker, Michael Houy, Evan LePatner and Lee Mlotek have joined KPS as associates, while Sarah Weintraub has joined the firm as assistant controller. Baker was formerly a mergers and acquisitions associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
LePatner was formerly an associate at Kohlberg & Company while Houy was formerly an associate at Sun Capital Partners. Mlotek was a financial analyst at Peter J. Solomon, specializing in restructurings and mergers and acquisitions and Weintraub was formerly an associate in KPMG's audit practice, specializing in financial services.
KPS Capital focuses on investing in restructurings, turnarounds and other special situations.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…