Constitution Capital Partners has hired John A. Drago and Christopher S. Faucher as associates. Previously, Drago worked at Ernst & Young LLP where he was an analyst while Faucher was an associate consultant in McGladrey‘s managing consulting services group.
BOSTON, December 8, 2015 – Constitution Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on North American lower middle market buyout funds and direct investments, today announced the expansion of its investment team with the addition of two Associates, John A. Drago and Christopher S. Faucher. Both joined the firm November 30.
Mr. Drago joins Constitution Capital from Ernst & Young LLP, where he served as an Analyst focused on valuation and business modeling in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services group. In this role, he performed valuations on private and public companies, legal entities, complex securities, and tangible and intangible assets, within the pharmaceutical/life sciences, industrial, technology and financial services industries. Mr. Drago received a BS, summa cum laude, in Corporate Finance and Accounting and in Liberal Studies, Global Perspectives, from Bentley University, where he was a presidential scholar.
Mr. Faucher joins Constitution Capital from McGladrey LLP, where he served as an Associate Consultant in the firm’s Management Consulting Services group. In this role, he was responsible for identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and developing policies, processes and procedures for Finance, Commercial and Supply Chain functions. Prior to McGladrey, Mr. Faucher was a Summer Analyst with America’s Growth Capital focused on technology mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Faucher received a BSBA, cum laude, in Finance from Elon University.
“We are excited to welcome John and Christopher to Constitution Capital,” said Daniel M. Cahill, Managing Partner, Constitution Capital Partners. “Both bring notable experience, and additional perspectives, that complement the expertise of our investment team. We look forward to their contributions as we continue to seek attractive investment opportunities for our clients.”
“As a growing firm, identifying the next generation of talented investment professionals is very important to us,” said John J. Guinee, Managing Partner, Constitution Capital Partners. “Since our inception, we have built a strong culture around a cohesive team, which has been essential to our success as investors in the lower middle market. We are confident that John and Christopher will prove valuable additions to the Constitution Capital family.”
About Constitution Capital Partners
Constitution Capital Partners, based in Boston, is a disciplined, value-oriented private equity firm that invests in both lower middle market private equity funds and direct investments. Constitution Capital’s highly experienced and cohesive team serves as a trusted partner to institutional and high net worth investors. Through its extensive relationships, Constitution Capital helps investors navigate the attractive lower middle market. In addition to an investor base of pensions, foundations and endowments, and Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), Constitution Capital manages segregated accounts for large institutions. As of June 2015, the Constitution Capital team has managed approximately $2.0 billion in committed capital while at Constitution Capital, and has invested in 26 partnerships and 30 direct investments. In 2015, Constitution Capital raised $823 million in private equity commitments with the final close of the Ironsides III Private Equity Partnership/Co‐Investment Funds and related segregated mandates. For more information about Constitution Capital Partners, please see: www.concp.com.