Robert joined Comvest Partners in 2002. He is a Managing Partner of the Firm and a co-founder of Comvest’s direct lending strategy.
Robert serves as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and the investment committees for Comvest’s direct lending strategy and other investment vehicles. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Credit Partners BDC I, Inc., a private business development company that invests in directly originated middle-market loans, and its adviser, Commonwealth Credit Advisors LLC.
Robert’s 30-year investment career includes extensive experience financing and investing in middle-market companies in the business services, healthcare services, technology and media industries. Prior to joining Comvest, Robert was CEO and President of Commonwealth Associates, Comvest’s predecessor firm, a leading merchant and investment bank that invested and arranged more than $1 billion of equity to finance the operations, acquisitions and/or restructuring of more than 100 technology, healthcare and service-related lower-middle-market businesses.
Robert received a B.A. in Geography from London University while attending King’s College and the London School of Economics.