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White Wolf Capital announces Charlie Peiffer, Former CEO and CFO of PAE, will serve on Advisory Board

White Wolf Capital, a private investment firm focused on private equity, private credit and private funds, is pleased to announce that Charlie Peiffer, former CEO and CFO of PAE will join the White Wolf Capital Advisory Board.

October 5, 2022 – Elie P. Azar, Founder and CEO of White Wolf Capital “White Wolf”, commented, “we are very pleased to have Charlie as an Advisor and look forward to partnering with Charlie in his new role with White Wolf. I first met Charlie when he was CFO of IAP a Cerberus portfolio company in 2009. His background, experience and achievements are impressive and widely recognized. Charlie is credited with being a savvy global business executive with broad based business knowledge, multifunctional expertise, and great leadership, which have driven significant results throughout his career.” 

“I’m really excited to be working with Elie and the team at White Wolf Capital. I’ve been impressed with their solutions-oriented and flexible investment approach as long-term investors that structure investments with that objective in clear focus. White Wolf’s disciplined approach to being operationally-focused value investors that accelerate growth and achieve scale through their buy & build strategy is directionally astute and effectively executed. I am also intrigued by their creative and flexible financing solutions to support their private credit strategy – along with an adjacent private funds strategy. All these capabilities are certainly key differentiators for investors.  This is a great team delivering outstanding results, I look forward to contributing to the achievement of White Wolf’s strategic and operating objectives,” said Charlie Peiffer.

About Charlie Peiffer

Charlie was the Chief Executive Officer (March 2021 thru February 2022) and Chief Financial Officer of PAE (April 2014 thru February 2022) prior to the sale of the business to Amentum in 2022. PAE provided a broad array of technical and management services to the U.S. federal government and other national governments worldwide. His responsibilities included planning, organizing and controlling the company’s operating activities on all seven continents. In addition to leading PAE, he was responsible for strategy and business growth, emerging technology and acquisition identification/integration.

Prior to PAE, Charlie was the chief financial officer of IAP, which operated in the Government Services Segment providing a broad spectrum of services globally. He held senior management positions in various companies that operated in the public and private sectors such as ITT, Avaya, Lucent Technologies, Honeywell, GE and Lockheed Martin. He has a diversified set of experiences working in the commercial and the defense markets. He has deployed successful acquisition and operating strategies across those markets. 

Charlie earned his B.A. in Business and Accounting from Jefferson University and an MBA in Banking and Finance from Saint Joseph’s University.

About White Wolf

White Wolf is a private investment firm that began operations in late 2011 and is focused on making direct and indirect investments in leading North American middle market companies.

White Wolf seeks private equity and 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.

White Wolf 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, with a focus on the lower-middle and middle-market.

White Wolf’s office locations include Miami, Chicago, Montreal, and New York City.

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