Comvest Partners has appointed Tom Clark as a managing director focused on Comvest’s control equity strategy. Prior to joining Comvest, Clark was a principal on the retail & consumer team at Apax Partners.
Comvest Partners (“Comvest”) announced that Tom Clark has joined the Firm as a Managing Director focused on Comvest’s control equity strategy. Tom has experience leading private equity transactions in a variety of sectors including retail and consumer and business and financial services. At Comvest, Tom will be responsible for all key aspects of the investment process from deal execution to portfolio company oversight, and will serve as a member of our Investment Committee. Comvest Founder and Managing Partner Michael Falk said, “We are excited to add Tom as a senior member of our equity team. We expect Tom’s skills developed at some of the leading global private equity firms to provide fresh, new and valuable insight to our organization”.
Prior to joining Comvest, Tom was a Principal on the Retail & Consumer team at Apax Partners, where he both led and participated in a number of key deals including Advantage Sales & Marketing, Waypoint and Cole Haan. Previously, he spent 10 years on Bain Capital’s private equity team, most recently as a Principal. Tom began his career as an Analyst in the M&A group at Goldman Sachs.
Tom received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and pursued graduate-level coursework at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (“S.A.I.S.”). He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University.
Comvest Partners, with $1.1 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. Our firm includes seasoned, senior level operating executives who partner with managers and owners of companies to operationally improve businesses and create long-term value. Since 2000, Comvest has invested more than $1.6 billion of capital in over 110 public and private companies. Please visit www.comvest.com.
For more information: Louis Colosimo, Comvest – (212) 829-5880, [email protected] Michael Falk, Comvest – (561) 727-2090, [email protected]