Comvest Partners Appoints Gullen Partner

Jan 18 2017 | 10:52pm ET

Comvest Partners has named former H.I.G. Capital executive Matt Gullen as a partner and member of the firm’s investment committee for private equity strategy. 

Gullen will be will be responsible for all key aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio company oversight, the company said in a statement. He will be based in West Palm Beach, FL.

Prior to his new role, Gullen was a principal in H.I.G. Capital’s LBO fund, where he was responsible for all aspects of the investment process. Prior to H.I.G., Matt worked as a consultant at Mars & Co. and as an analyst at The Concord Group.

“We are delighted to have Matt join the Comvest team,” said Michael Falk, Comvest’s chairman and managing partner. “He brings extensive experience in several new and complimentary sectors where our firm sees significant growth opportunities,” 

“Matt brings deep transaction and execution experience that further strengthens our core equity team,” added Roger Marrero, managing partner, “and he will help expand into chemicals and several business services sub-sectors that are focus areas for Comvest.”

Founded in 2000, Comvest Partners is a private investment firm providing equity and debt capital to middle-market companies across the U.S. The company has invested $2.4 billion in more than 140 companies since inception and today manages approximately $2.3 billion. 

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