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Cathay Capital recruits Roman as VP

Cathay Capital has named Ricky Roman as a vice president for its North American private equity team.

Cathay Capital has named Ricky Roman as a vice president for its North American private equity team. Prior to receiving his master’s degree, Roman was a senior associate at Wexford Capital.


New York, April 16, 2020 – Cathay Capital, a leading international investment platform focused on cross-border investment and committed to supporting the international expansion of middle-market companies in Europe, North America, and Asia, today announced Ricky Roman has joined the North American Private Equity team in New York as a Vice President.

Reporting to Mark Woods, Partner and Head of North American Private Equity, Ricky will be an integral part of the New York team, helping North American companies grow in their home markets and globalize by expanding their reach into China and Europe.

Prior to his masters, he was a Senior Associate at Wexford Capital LP, an opportunistic fund manager focused on direct middle-market private equity and public equity investments. While at Wexford, he closed a number of platform and growth equity investments, and he worked closely with management teams to help implement value creation initiatives while working across the consumer, energy, and real estate sectors. Before joining Wexford, he was an investment banking analyst with Citigroup Global Markets in New York.

Ricky has also spent time actively operating private equity portfolio companies in the consumer and healthcare industries.

Ricky earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Masters of Business Administration, at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

About Cathay Capital Group
Cathay Capital Group is a global investment platform specialized in cross-border development with a focus on Northern America, Asia, Europe and Africa. The group identifies investment opportunities with the potential to impact the world and accompanies portfolio companies in their international expansion through its ecosystem of partners and the local expertise of its close to 100 employees based in Paris, Shanghai, Beijing, New York, San Francisco, Munich, Tel Aviv and Singapore. Founded in 2007, the Group has completed over 130 buyouts, growth and venture capital investments and manages €3.5 billion in assets, distributed in a range of investment strategies and vehicles.

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