Dallas-based buyout shop Cotton Creek Capital has named Lee Rash a Senior Associate with the firm Rash was previously an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group at Blackstone.
Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, announced today that Lee Rash has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.
Prior to joining Cotton Creek Capital, Mr. Rash was an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group at Blackstone, a leading alternative asset management and private equity firm in New York with approximately $85 billion under management. While at Blackstone, Mr. Rash advised corporate and financial-sponsor clients with respect to over $6 billion in investments across a diverse group of companies (primarily in the industrial, chemical and consumer sectors). Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Rash worked as a Manager in the Transaction Services Advisory practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he provided financial diligence, valuation and structuring advice to corporate and financial-sponsor clients across a broad range of industries.
Mr. Rash attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in economics and finance. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. Rash is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Rash was born and raised in Tahoka, Texas. He now resides in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Kate.
About Cotton Creek Capital Cotton Creek Capital is a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial services, energy, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million, partnering with management teams on a variety of transactions, including buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds, and corporate divestitures. Cotton Creek Capital is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years.