Comvest Partners has hired Matt Gullen as a partner and member of the firm’s investment committee for private equity strategy. Previously, Gullen worked at H.I.G. Capital where he served as a principal on the firm’s LBO fund.
West Palm Beach, FL, January 18, 2017 – Comvest Partners (“Comvest”), a private investment firm that provides equity and debt capital to middle-market companies across North America, is pleased to announce that Matt Gullen has joined the firm as a Partner and member of the Investment Committee for Comvest’s private equity strategy. Based in West Palm Beach, Matt will be responsible for all key aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio company oversight.
“We are delighted to have Matt join the Comvest team. He brings extensive experience in several new and complimentary sectors where our firm sees significant growth opportunities,” said Michael Falk, Comvest’s Chairman and Managing Partner.
“Matt brings deep transaction and execution experience that further strengthens our core equity team,” said Roger Marrero, Managing Partner, “and he will help expand into chemicals and several business services sub-sectors that are focus areas for Comvest.”
“Comvest’s flexible approach and operational focus have created a compelling platform and strong investment track record,” said Matt Gullen. “I am excited to join the team and look forward to contributing to its future success.”
Prior to joining Comvest, Matt was a Principal in H.I.G. Capital’s LBO fund, where he was responsible for all aspects of the investment process. Prior to H.I.G., Matt worked as a Consultant at Mars & Co. and as an Analyst at The Concord Group.
Matt received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and an M.A. from the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, and he received his B.A. from Pomona College.
About Comvest Partners:
Comvest Partners is a private investment firm providing equity and debt capital to middle-market companies across the U.S. Since its founding in 2000, the firm has invested $2.4 billion in over 140 companies. Today, Comvest’s funds have $2.3 billion of assets under management. Through our extensive capital resources and broad network of industry relationships, we offer our companies financial sponsorship, critical strategic and operational support, and business development assistance. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com.