Bob Emmert Joins McCarthy Capital

Robert Emmert has joined McCarthy Capital as a partner, and head of the Omaha-based firm’s Boston office. He previously was a general partner with Alta Communications.


McCarthy Capital, a private equity firm based in Omaha, NE announced today that Robert Y. Emmert has joined McCarthy Capital as a partner. He will manage the Eastern US region from the firm’s Boston office. His primary responsibilities will include evaluating, structuring and making investments and managing portfolio companies.


Emmert joins McCarthy Capital after twelve years with Alta Communications (“Alta”), where he was a General Partner. While at Alta, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on the media and communications industry, he was involved with numerous middle-market private equity transactions. He has also worked in the Investment Banking division of DB Alex. Brown and the Corporate Finance division Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. where he evaluated investment opportunities for the 1818 Fund, a private equity partnership.


Emmert graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Finance. He has served in a Board capacity for numerous privately held companies and is currently a member of the Board of privately-held NRG Media, L.P.


Based in Omaha, NE with an additional office in Denver, CO, McCarthy Capital has approximately $500 million in capital under management. For more information about McCarthy Group and McCarthy Capital, please visit