Utah-based private equity firm Peterson Partners has poached Macquarie Capital vice president Nick Jean-Baptiste, who will now serve as vice president of its investment team.
In this newly created position, Jean-Baptiste will be responsible for identifying investments and working with portfolio company executive to accelerate growth.
At Macquarie Capital New York City’s office, Jean-Baptiste provided strategic advisory services to mid-market market and large cap private equity clients. He completed deals in the market and large cap private equity clients.
Before joining Macquarie, Jean-Baptiste worked for in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group with Citigroup.
Peterson Partners managing partners said, “Nick is an amazing asset to add to our investment team. His unparalleled passion for and expertise in financial and capital investments spans several industries, and our entire organization will greatly benefit from his strategic leadership.”
Earlier this year Peterson closed its eighth fund on $140m. The new vehicle invests between $2m and $15m per deal, providing growth and buyout capital for companies with revenues of between $10m and $50m.
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