Arbor Investments hires new managing director of corporate development

Chicago-based private equity firm Arbor Investments has named John M. Camp as managing director of corporate development. The appointment became effective October 1, 2013. Previously, Camp worked at Southfield Capital, also in development.


CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Arbor Investments (Chicago, IL) announced today that John M. Camp has joined the firm as Managing Director of Corporate Development effective as of October 1. Mr. Camp brings more than 25 years of private equity investment experience to Arbor. His career includes development positions at The Jordan Company, Lincolnshire Management, Wafra Partners, and most recently at Southfield Capital, in Greenwich, CT. Mr. Camp has been active in merger and acquisition industry groups, and covered investment bankers and brokers all over North America, historically sourcing transactions in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, and specialty services.
Greg Purcell, CEO of Arbor Investments, said, “John is a well-known and respected deal professional and intermediary in the middle market. We are excited to expand our deal sourcing and execution capabilities by adding John’s experience and qualifications to our team.” Mr. Camp added, “Arbor has an impressive track record of successful investments and I look forward to working with Arbor’s team of accomplished investment professionals to acquire and invest in premier companies within the food and beverage industry.”
At Arbor, Mr. Camp will focus on food products handling, manufacturing, and distribution, as well as specialty packaging. Mr. Camp has a BA from the University of the South, and an MBA from the University of Virginia. He is active with several philanthropic boards and foundations. Mr. Camp can be contacted at:
John M. Camp, III
Managing Director, Corporate Development
Arbor Investments
676 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 3410
Chicago, IL 60611
About Arbor Investments. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Arbor Investments is a specialized private equity firm that focuses exclusively on acquiring premier companies in the food and beverage industry. The firm has acquired or invested in over 32 food and beverage companies in North America. For more information, please visit