Askew Named MD of Brazo’s Business Development–CORRECTED

Brazos Private Equity Partners said Wednesday that Glenn Askew was named an MD of business development. Askew will lead Brazos deal sourcing activities. CORRECTION: Askew joined Brazos in 2004. Previously, he spent five years at Goldman Sachs where he worked on advisory and financing transactions in sectors including consumer products, business services, retail and general industrial.

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Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC, a leading Dallas-based private investment firm, today announced that Glenn Askew has been appointed Managing Director of Business Development, a new position.  Mr. Askew will lead the firm’s deal sourcing activities and will be working very closely with the firm’s investment banking, advisory and other intermediary relationships.
Mr. Askew joined Brazos in 2004 and has played a leading role in a number of the firm’s investments in the healthcare, food & beverage and industrial distribution sectors. Mr. Askew currently serves on the boards of directors of Healthcare Solutions, Sadler’s Smokehouse and Vision Source.  Prior to Brazos, he spent five years with Goldman, Sachs & Co where he completed numerous advisory and financing transactions in multiple industries, including consumer products, business services, retail and general industrial.

Brazos Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founding Partner Jeff Fronterhouse said, “The team at Brazos is very enthusiastic that Glenn will lead our business development efforts. We had been evaluating candidates for this important role and ultimately concluded Glenn brings the right skill set and background in the private equity business to be most effective. He has been successful as an investor, understands our investment strategy and sourcing network as well as anyone at the firm, and is very strong in building relationships and networking. He is ideally suited to lead this initiative.”

About Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC
Brazos Private Equity Partners is a Dallas-based private equity firm that manages approximately $1.4 billion of equity capital.  Brazos focuses on investments in middle-market companies with enterprise values up to $500 million.  Brazos seeks to partner with outstanding management teams and/or families of closely-held businesses to maximize value.  Brazos has been one of the most active middle-market private equity investment firms over the past decade, having completed over 55 acquisitions.  Brazos has invested in a broad range of industries including consumer related, food & beverage, healthcare, business services, financial services, healthcare, commercial / industrial and distribution.
For additional information about Brazos, please visit the firm’s website at www.brazospartners.com.