BlackArch hires new MD

BlackArch Partners has appointed Tom Krasnewich as managing director and head of the firm’s diversified industrials practice. Previously, Krasnewich worked at BMO Capital Markets where he served as managing director in the industrials group.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 27, 2016) – BlackArch Partners, a prominent mergers and acquisitions-focused investment bank offering a full spectrum of advisory services, is pleased to announce that Tom Krasnewich has joined the firm as Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Diversified Industrials practice. Mr. Krasnewich has more than two decades of experience in the broad industrials sector as an investment banker focused on middle-market M&A advisory and capital markets financings for corporate and financial sponsor clients.

“We are excited to have Tom join our team at BlackArch,” said Drew Quartapella, Managing Director and co-founder of BlackArch. “We believe our clients will benefit significantly from Tom’s extensive industry knowledge and transaction experience across the diversified industrials space. Over the course of his career, Tom has built many longstanding relationships with corporate and private equity clients alike,” added Mr. Quartapella. “As a firm, we remain committed to investing in our capabilities on behalf of our clients.”

Before joining BlackArch, Mr. Krasnewich was a Managing Director in the Industrials group at BMO Capital Markets. Prior to BMO, Mr. Krasnewich was a banker in the Industrials group at Deutsche Bank where he was responsible for client relationship development and day-to-day execution of M&A, strategic advisory and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Krasnewich earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Northwestern University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business.
About BlackArch Partners

BlackArch Partners is a leading middle-market investment bank offering a full spectrum of advisory services to financial sponsors, private companies and diversified corporations. BlackArch addresses the needs of entrepreneurs, founders and shareholders of private companies with specialized services that include M&A advisory, strategic advisory and private capital solutions. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., with offices in Houston, T.X., BlackArch features a total of 12 industry-focused practices that cover all sectors of interest to middle-market investors; BlackArch professionals have closed over 350 transactions in 16 countries on four continents. Please visit our website,, for more details.