Atlantic Street Capital has promoted Brian Cooper to partner. Prior to joining the firm, Cooper worked at GB Merchant Partners.
STAMFORD, CT, January 20, 2015 – Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses poised for the next level of growth, announced today the promotion of Brian Cooper as Partner.
Peter Shabecoff, Managing Partner at Atlantic Street Capital, said, “Brian has demonstrated a clear ability to evaluate complex investment opportunities and to work closely with our portfolio companies to create lasting value. As we continue to successfully grow our firm and evaluate and manage investments, we believe it is important to develop and acknowledge individuals within the firm who understand and exhibit our collaborative investment philosophy. Brian will be critical to our continued success and we are pleased to recognize his contributions with this promotion.”
Mr. Cooper joined Atlantic Street in 2013 with a background in private equity and investment banking. He serves on the Boards of Uniguest and Z Wireless. Prior to joining Atlantic Street, he worked at GB Merchant Partners, Gordon Brother’s private equity affiliate, where he invested equity in leveraged buyouts. Prior to Gordon Brothers, Mr. Cooper worked at Financo, a boutique investment bank focused on serving the consumer sector. He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 2003 from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Atlantic Street Capital
Atlantic Street Capital is a private equity firm that invests in middle market companies with between $25 and $150 million in revenue. The firm invests in fundamentally sound companies that will benefit from capital investment and value-adding strategic and operational initiatives. Atlantic Street Capital’s partners are hands-on investors who work closely with management to unlock their business’ underlying value and help them succeed. The firm is currently investing from Atlantic Street Capital Partners, L.P. II. For more information, visit www.atlanticstreetcapital.com.