J.C. Flowers hires former CD&R executive Rahe as managing director

J.C. Flowers & Co. has hired former Clayton Dubilier & Rice managing director Eric Rahe. Rahe joins the firm as a managing director in New York. He led the financial services practice at CD&R, and was previously a senior investment professional at hedge fund SAB Capital, and before that a partner at Capital Z Partner.

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J.C. Flowers & Co., a private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry, today announced that Eric Rahe has joined the firm as a Managing Director in New York.

Mr. Rahe has nearly 20 years of experience investing in the financial services industry. Since 2008, he has been a Managing Director at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, where he established and led the firm’s financial services practice. Previously, Mr. Rahe was a senior investment professional at the hedge fund SAB Capital, and before that a Partner at Capital Z Partners, the financial services focused private equity firm. He started his career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He holds an A.B., magna cum laude, in Economics from Harvard College, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

“Eric’s experience makes him an excellent fit for our sector-focused investment strategy,” said J. Christopher Flowers, Chief Executive Officer of J.C. Flowers & Co. “He brings considerable depth in both balance sheet and services‐oriented sectors of the industry as well as an exceptional track record of identifying great companies and management teams and helping companies capture growth opportunities. We look forward to his contributions.”

“J.C. Flowers is one of the preeminent global investors in financial services, and I am excited to be joining their team,” said Mr. Rahe. “I look forward to helping the firm continue to invest successfully in the industry.”

About J.C. Flowers & Co.
J.C. Flowers & Co. is a private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services industry. Founded in 1998, the firm has invested over $14 billion of capital in 15 countries across a range of industry subsectors, including banking, insurance and reinsurance, investment banking and brokerage, and specialty finance. J.C. Flowers & Co. has offices in New York and London.

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