West Palm Beach, FL, May 2010–The Comvest Group (“Comvest”) announced that John Caple has joined the Firm as a Managing Director.
Mr. Caple has extensive experience assisting companies with both balance sheet and operational restructurings in a number of industry sectors. Prior to joining Comvest, Mr. Caple was a Principal with Bayside Capital, the distressed investment vehicle of H.I.G. Capital. His investment experience included AirNet Holdings, Diam International, Marsh Supermarkets, Service Net, Greatwide Logistics and Bi-Lo Supermarkets. Prior to that, Mr. Caple was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company where he led due diligence assignments for some of the largest private equity funds in both the United States and Europe. John holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Comvest Founding Partner Michael Falk said “John’s background at HIG Capital and Bain & Company compliments our existing operationally oriented team well and mixes perfectly with Comvest’s strategy of building value thru operational improvements and growth in distressed underperforming businesses. We are delighted to have him on board.”
The Comvest Group is a leading private investment firm focused on providing debt and equity solutions to middle-market companies with enterprise values of less than $350 million. Since 1988, Comvest has invested more than $2 billion of capital in over 200 public and private companies worldwide. Through its extensive financial resources and broad network of industry experts, Comvest is able to offer its companies total financial sponsorship, critical strategic support and business development assistance.
For more information, contact Louis Colosimo (212) 829-5880 or Michael Falk (561) 727-2000, or visit www.comvest.com.