Friday, 19 September 2014
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Sep 22 2006 | 12:00am ET
Private equity veteran Alan Menkes has signed on to spearhead merchant bank Tri-Artisan Partners’ private equity activities, the firm said this week.
Menkes, who joins from his own 4-year-old middle-market private equity firm, Empeiria Capital, was named a managing director of the firm, which has had a busy year as a private equity co-investor.
New York-based Tri-Artisan has teamed up with Oaktree Capital Management, Apollo Management and Brazos Private Equity Partners in deals this year.
Menkes got his start in private equity almost 20 years ago at
The Carlyle Group, and spent three years as co-director of pri-vate equity at Thomas Weisel Partners before leaving to found Empeiria.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
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