New York, NY, January 12, 2010 – Blue Wolf Capital Management LLC (“Blue Wolf”), the New York-based private equity firm, today announced that Nilesh Parikh has joined the firm as a Vice President. He will be responsible for sourcing and executing transactions, supporting portfolio companies and generating investment leads.
Prior to joining Blue Wolf, Parikh, 30, was a Research Analyst with GoldenTree Asset Management, an Associate with American Capital Strategies, and before that, an Analyst with Lazard Frères & Gleacher Partners.
“I’ve worked with Nilesh as both a private equity investor and lender,” said Michael Ranson, a Partner at Blue Wolf. “I’m thrilled that he’s joining the team at Blue Wolf. His credit and equity experience make him a terrific addition to our team of investment and operational experts and his skill set will bring particular insight at the current moment in the capital markets.”
“I am excited to join Blue Wolf,” said Mr. Parikh. “I’ve known, respected, and enjoyed working with Michael for the past four years, and the rest of the Blue Wolf team since the Summer of 2006. They’re a strong team, and I don’t know of a private equity firm with a better strategy to take advantage of the current market dislocations than Blue Wolf. I look forward to helping the firm execute that strategy and continue to grow and prosper.”
About Blue Wolf
Blue Wolf Capital Management LLC is a private equity firm that invests in companies in which effective management of relationships with complex constituencies, such as government and labor, can change organizations and create value. For additional information, please visit www.blue-wolf.com.
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