Clark Winter has joined SK Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on the specialty chemical and healthcare sectors, as chief investment officer. He previously was with Goldman Sachs as a managing director and director of portfolio management. Before that, he was chief global investment strategist for Citigroup Global Wealth Management.
NEW YORK — SK Capital Partners, LP, announced today the appointment of global investment strategist, Clark Winter, as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer.
Focusing on private equity investments within targeted segments of the specialty chemicals and health care sectors, SK Capital is a transformational buyout firm combining deep operational, strategic and global expertise with the ability to identify undervalued assets and drive substantial long term value creation.
Mr. Winter’s primary focus at SK Capital will be to identify, develop and communicate investment strategies for the firm by levering his global investment expertise and relationships with leading investors worldwide.
Mr. Winter, said, “The current market provides an unprecedented opportunity to identify under valued assets and bring talented management teams together to drive substantial value creation. Even in tumultuous times, hard work, homework and insightful leadership have great opportunities at hand. I am excited to participate in this value creation at SK Capital Partners.”
Prior to joining SK Capital, Clark Winter was a Managing Director and Director of Portfolio Strategy for Goldman Sachs and previously served as the Chief Global Investment Strategist for Citigroup Global Wealth Management. Mr. Winter is also the founder of Winter Capital International and Winter Enterprises and the author of The Either/Or Investor, recently published by Random House. Mr. Winter began his career at JP Morgan where he opened their first offices in Madrid and Mexico City.
Mr. Winter is chairman emeritus of both the Spanish Institute and the Mexican Cultural Institute. He serves on the boards of the Andrea Frank Foundation, the Committee on Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, and is a member of the Belfer Center International Council of the Kennedy School at Harvard.
“We are very impressed with Clark’s success at discerning winning investment patterns in addition to his outstanding ability to develop and communicate investment strategies,” said Barry Siadat, Managing Director of SK Capital. “Clark has vast experience with some of the world’s leading financial institutions and in his new position he will provide our team with valuable insight that will translate into specific investment opportunities.”
Managing Director Jamshid Keynejad, added, “Clark’s reputation, accomplishments, and exceptional track record of developing and communicating successful investment strategies will greatly benefit the firm’s investors and prospects. Our transformational approach guided by talented operating executives gives us a unique ability to pursue opportunities that others may not and add value to the companies in which we invest.”
Earlier this year SK Capital acquired Aristech Acrylics, one of the world’s leading suppliers of acrylic sheets and solid surface products that are used in a variety of building and industrial applications, from Mitsubishi Corporation.
About SK Capital
SK Capital Partners, led by Managing Directors Barry Siadat and Jamshid Keynejad, is a transformational buyout firm focusing on acquiring assets in which the partners have deep industry knowledge through previous investments, and look to deploy substantive operational strategies to unlock value and deliver superior returns. These industries include niche segments of the specialty chemical, material and health care sectors.