Wynnchurch Capital Announces New Hires
Rosemont, IL – October 11, 2022 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the additions of Andrew Singer as Principal, and Rohan Shah, Annie Masciopinto, and Peter Alexander as Associates to our investment team. In addition, we are pleased to announce that we have expanded our finance and administration teams to include Julia Pollex, Jackie Hurley, and Alexandra Zieminski.
Chris O’Brien, Managing Partner at Wynnchurch, said, “We are thrilled to announce that Andrew has joined us in our New York office. He will be a great addition to the team given his impressive investment experience across a variety of industries in opportunities of scale, his work ethic and team-based, partnership approach. Additionally, we are excited to announce the new hires of Rohan, Annie, Peter, Julia, Jackie, and Alexandra. They each bring a unique area of expertise and will help strengthen the team and contribute to our continued growth.”
Andrew Singer previously served as a Principal at Pamplona Capital Management, where he led and executed transactions for over 9 years. Prior to Pamplona, he worked in the M&A practice at BofA Merrill Lynch, concentrating on branded consumer and retail transactions. Mr. Singer has served on the board of directors of several public and private companies including Latham Group (Nasdaq: SWIM), iFit (parent of NordicTrack), and Parexel. He earned his B.S. in Business & Enterprise Management from Wake Forest University.
Rohan Shah previously served as an Analyst in the M&A investment banking group at Jefferies and earned his B.S. in Accountancy and M.A.S. in Accountancy with a minor in Business Public Policy from the University of Illinois. Annie Masciopinto previously served as an Analyst in the industrials group at Rothschild & Co and earned her B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Notre Dame; and Peter Alexander previously served as an Analyst in the industrials group at Houlihan Lokey and earned his B.B.A. in finance, with distinction, from The University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business.
Wynnchurch is actively seeking investment opportunities for its $2.277 billion Fund V. In July, Wynnchurch acquired FCA, a leading manufacturer of customized industrial protective packaging solutions. Other recent Wynnchurch investments include: Mattress Warehouse, a leading independent mattress retailer with over 300 locations. Premier Franchise Management, the largest U.S. residential pool-build and pool-service franchisor; Appvion, a leading provider of specialty and high performance direct thermal coatings; and Owen, a leading provider of critical infrastructure equipment, aftermarket parts and services.
About Wynnchurch Capital:
Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with an office in New York and an affiliate in Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $5.3 billion of regulatory assets under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: https://www.wynnchurch.com.