Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based middle market private equity firm, has added Antonio DiGesualdo as a managing director. He joins the firm’s two existing managing directors Smith Brownlie III and James Braden. Previously, DiGesualdo was a partner at buyout shop TGF Management Corp.
Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, announced today that Antonio J. DiGesualdo has joined the firm as Managing Director. He joins the two current Managing Directors of Cotton Creek Capital, Smith A. Brownlie III and James E. Braden, in managing the firm and its affiliated investment funds.
Mr. DiGesualdo has spent over fifteen years working with middle-market companies as both an advisor and an investor. Prior to Cotton Creek Capital, Mr. DiGesualdo was a Partner at TGF Management Corp., a private equity firm with approximately $700 million under management focused on control transactions with middle-market companies, primarily in the Southwest. Prior to TGF Management Corp., Mr. DiGesualdo was an Associate in the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors Group of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities LLC.
Mr. DiGesualdo is an active investor having invested across a diverse group of companies across a range of industries. Mr. DiGesualdo currently serves as a director of Magnablend, Inc. and M&M Manufacturing, Inc. and previously served as a director of Omniflight, Inc. and First Texas Holdings Corporation.
Mr. DiGesualdo has earned a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Rice University.
Mr. DiGesualdo is married, has five children, and resides in Austin, Texas.
About Cotton Creek Capital
Cotton Creek Capital is a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle-market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial services, energy, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million through transactions ranging from buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds, and corporate divestitures to selected minority investments. Cotton Creek Capital is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years.