February 20, 2020 - Miami, FL – White Wolf Capital (“White Wolf”), a private investment firm focused on making control-investments in leading middle market companies, is pleased to announce a number of promotions and a new hire.
Richard Leggio II has been promoted to Managing Director. Richard joined White Wolf in March 2018 as Vice President. Prior to joining White Wolf, Richard worked at Centerbridge Partners, J.P. Morgan and Cerberus Capital Management.
Andres Gutierrez has been promoted to Vice President. Andres joined White Wolf in January 2017 as an Associate. Prior to joining White Wolf, Andres worked at Houlihan Lokey and Deloitte & Touche.
Alon Debbi has been promoted to Senior Associate. Alon joined White Wolf in September 2015 as an Analyst. Prior to joining White Wolf, Alon served in the Israeli Defense Forces.
Elie Azar, Founder and CEO of White Wolf commented: “I am very pleased to announce the promotions of Richard, Andres and Alon. Each played an integral part in the firm’s expansion and development and I congratulate them on their achievements”. Azar continued, “Our remarkable growth over the last few years would not have been possible were it not for all the hard work and dedication of our valued portfolio company team members. Last but not least, I would also like to acknowledge and thank our investors for all their support and trust over the years”. For further details about our team, please visit us at: www.whitewolfcapital.com/team.html.
New Team Member
White Wolf is also excited to announce a key new hire. Blake Conner will join the firm in March as Vice President. Among other things, Blake will be responsible for leading and executing private equity transactions, overseeing investments as well as assisting in various portfolio management activities.
Prior to joining White Wolf, Blake was a Vice President at RBC Capital Markets where he held both investment banking and leveraged finance positions. Prior to RBC Capital Markets, Blake was an investment banking analyst with Raymond James.
White Wolf Capital is a private investment firm that began operations in late 2011 and is focused on making both direct and indirect investments in leading middle market companies located in North America.
On the direct side, White Wolf Capital seeks both private equity as well as private credit investment opportunities in companies with $20 million to $200 million in revenues and up to $20 million in EBITDA. Typical situations include, management buyouts leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and investments for growth. Preferred industries include manufacturing, business services, government services, information technology, security, aerospace and defense.
In addition to making direct investments in operating companies, White Wolf Capital also looks to invest with other private fund managers as a limited partner. Targeted investment candidates are North American focused private credit funds looking to raise $50 million to $500 million in assets under management, with a focus on the lower-middle and middle-market. For further information, please visit: www.whitewolfcapital.com.