Behrman Capital has promoted Jeffrey Wu to partner. The appointment became effective January 1, 2017. Wu first joined the firm as an associate in 2002.
NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco, today announced that Jeffrey Wu has been promoted to the position of Partner, effective January 1, 2017.
“From the time he joined us as an Associate in 2002, Jeff has contributed to a number of important transactions and has consistently added value to our investment program,” said Grant G. Behrman, Managing Partner of Behrman Capital. “We are very proud to recognize Jeff’s achievements, and we look forward to his continued contributions to the firm as a Partner.”
Mr. Wu has taken a leadership role in the firm’s defense and aerospace and healthcare services verticals and has been actively involved in numerous portfolio companies in these sectors. He currently serves on the boards of Tresys Technology Holdings and ILC Dover, and he previously served on the board of Ark Holding Company. Prior to joining Behrman Capital, Mr. Wu worked in Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group, where he focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions in a broad range of industries. Mr. Wu has an active interest in the non-profit sector and has served on the boards of two charitable organizations: the Chinatown Community Children’s Center and The Bread Project.
Mr. Wu received a BS in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Management, cum laude from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, as well as a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
About Behrman Capital
Based in New York City and San Francisco, Behrman Capital was founded in 1991 by Grant G. and Darryl G. Behrman. The firm invests in management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth businesses. The company’s investments are focused in three industries: defense and aerospace, health care services, and specialty manufacturing and distribution. The firm has raised five funds with a combined capital base in excess of $3.0 billion. For more information, please visit www.behrmancap.com.