West Palm Beach, FL, January 2015 – Comvest Partners (“Comvest”) announced that Carlos Soto has joined the Firm as Senior Vice President in Comvest’s New Business Development Group.  In this role, Mr. Soto will be responsible for managing the transaction origination team, sourcing and assessing investment opportunities, and representing Comvest in the deal market.

Mr. Soto’s broad experience covers business development, marketing, strategy, and finance.  Prior to joining Comvest, Mr. Soto was as a member of the business development team at The Gores Group, where he led deal origination for consumer and industrial investments and managed strategic relationships with investment banks, corporate sellers, and other deal intermediaries.  Mr. Soto received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Comvest Founding Partner Michael Falk said “Carlos’s experience sourcing creative and unique opportunities provides an ideal fit with Comvest’s value creation strategy.  He’s a great addition to the team and we’re delighted to have him on board.”

About Comvest Partners:Comvest Partners, with $1.8 billion of assets under management, provides flexible financing solutions to lower middle-market companies through its equity and debt funds, often meeting time-critical and complex funding requirements. Since 2000, Comvest Partners has invested more than $2 billion of capital in over 140 public and private companies. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com or contact: Louis Colosimo, Comvest – (212) 829-5880, l.colosimo@comvest.com