Soundcore beefs up team with new hire


Soundcore Capital Partners LLC has added Feliks Zarotsky as a partner. Previously, Zarotsky worked at Tower Three Partners where he was a vice president. He also worked at Sun Capital Partners.

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NEW YORK—January 11, 2015—Soundcore Capital Partners, LLC, a New York based private equity firm that specializes in control equity investments and leveraged buyouts of lower middle market businesses, today announced that Feliks Zarotsky has joined the firm as a Partner. Zarotsky will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s activities, including leading new investments, portfolio monitoring, fundraising, and investor relations.

“I know Feliks very well. We were colleagues at Sun Capital for many years, and I considered him to be extremely talented and incisive. Having Feliks as a Partner is a major coup for Soundcore,” Jarrett R. Turner, Managing Partner and Founder of Soundcore, said. “Feliks brings invaluable experience in the lower-middle market that will strengthen our overall capabilities as we continue to execute our strategy.”

Prior to joining Soundcore, Zarotsky was a Vice President at Tower Three Partners, a middle market private equity firm with $500 million in AUM. Previously, he worked at Sun Capital Partners, and began his career as an investment banking analyst in the financial sponsors and leveraged finance group with Oppenheimer & Co. Zarotsky received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and International Business from The Stern School of New York University.

At both Tower Three and Sun Capital, Zarotsky built a track record in evaluating, executing, and managing multiple private equity investments across a variety of industry verticals. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of Tower Three portfolio company Teters Floral Products Inc.

“I am excited and honored to join Soundcore, which has already enjoyed considerable success with its first platform acquisition, Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists (“AWRS”),” Zarotsky said. “I look forward to augmenting Soundcore’s growing momentum as a new firm in the lower middle market by maintaining a dedicated focus on Soundcore’s thesis of buying, growing, and further professionalizing healthy, cash-generating businesses in stable sectors.”

Upon joining Soundcore, Mr. Zarotsky also joined the Board of Directors of AWRS.

About Soundcore Capital Partners
Soundcore Capital Partners, founded in 2015, is a New York City-based private investment firm specializing in control equity investments and leveraged buyouts of lower middle market North American (US or Canada) headquartered businesses that have proven franchises. The firm partners with exceptional management teams to create long-term value for investors through a combination of operational improvements, internal growth initiatives, and strategic acquisitions. Soundcore is particularly interested in businesses whose management team members and/or selling shareholders wish to have a meaningful ownership stake in the newly acquired enterprise. The firm focuses on proprietary deal sourcing through industry relationships and investment brokers rather than traditional bank auction processes. For additional information on Soundcore Capital Partners, please visit www.soundcorecap.com

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