Castanea promotes staffer to partner

Castanea Partners has promoted Juan Marcos Hill to partner. Hill first joined Castanea as an associate in 2002. Prior to joining the firm, Marcos worked at Bain & Company.


Newton, MA – December 18, 2014 – Castanea Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in branded consumer products and services, announced today that Juan Marcos Hill has been promoted to Partner. Juan Marcos first joined Castanea as an associate in 2002.

Brian Knez, a Managing Partner of Castanea, said, “Juan Marcos has been with Castanea since its inception and is a highly regarded member of our team. Over the years, he developed into an experienced private equity professional and we’re very excited to have him as a partner. Juan Marcos is involved in all aspects of middle market investing and has worked closely with many of Castanea’s portfolio companies.”

Prior to joining Castanea, Juan Marcos was with Bain & Company where he served clients in the consumer products, manufacturing, distribution, and telecommunications industries. Juan Marcos holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering, with highest honors, from Georgia Tech.

About Castanea
Castanea Partners is a middle-market consumer focused private equity firm founded by operating executives and private equity professionals. The firm partners with promising small to middle market companies in branded consumer products and services.
Castanea typically invests between $15M-$75M of equity in businesses where the firm has investing and operating expertise. Castanea has over $1B under management and is currently investing from a $600 million fourth fund.

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