Buyout shop Blue Wolf Capital Partners has named Charles Miller as a partner based in the firm’s New York offices. He will also serve as Blue Wolf’s chief compliance officer. For the past 14 years, Miller has been an equity partner at Patton Boggs LLP, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm that advises institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions and other transactions. Since 2005, Miller has acted as counsel to Blue Wolf on virtually all of its investments.
Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC (“Blue Wolf”), the New York-based private equity firm, today announced that Charles P. Miller has joined the firm as a Partner. Mr. Miller will be based in Blue Wolf’s New York office and will be responsible for originating opportunities and managing portfolio companies. He will also serve as Blue Wolf’s Chief Compliance Officer.
Since 1997, Mr. Miller has been an equity partner at Patton Boggs LLP, a Washington, D.C.-based AmLaw 100 international law firm, advising institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions including financings, recapitalizations, restructurings and reorganizations. Since 2005, Mr. Miller acted as counsel to Blue Wolf on virtually all of its investments.
Mr. Miller has served as the Deputy Managing Partner of Patton Boggs and as an ex-officio member of the firm’s Executive Committee since 2007. From 2004-2007, he was Chairman of the firm’s Business Department and from 2001-2004, he was the Managing Partner of the firm’s Dallas office.
Mr. Miller has invested in numerous private companies and has served as a director of public and private companies during his career. He currently serves as the Chairman of Paranet Solutions, LLC, an IT services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas (www.paranet.com) and as a director of Value-Added Communications, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based inmate phone services company (vaci.com).
“We have worked with Charlie for many years and we are delighted that he is joining Blue Wolf,” said Adam Blumenthal, Managing Partner of Blue Wolf. “His advice and experience have proven instrumental as we executed investments and developed broader investment platforms. Charlie is also a lifelong entrepreneur, and his expertise in all aspects of private equity investments, as well as his familiarity with our firm, will make him a valuable addition to our team.”
“I have followed the evolution and growth of Blue Wolf since its formation, and I am excited to join this great organization,” said Mr. Miller. “Over the years, I’ve gained an appreciation for their unique investment style, and I welcome the opportunity to work with them as we build competitive companies and create value for our partners.”
Mr. Miller, 50, received his B.A., cum laude, from West Virginia University in 1983 and his J.D., Order of the Coif, from West Virginia University College of Law in 1986. He also serves as a director for several non-profit organizations, including the CapitalSource Foundation, PACE and the Plano Education Foundation.
About Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private-equity firm that seeks to create and increase value in middle market companies. Blue Wolf often invests in companies where it can address financial and operational distress or resolve issues related to corporate governance, government entities or labor unions. For additional information, please visit www.blue-wolf.com.