Crossplane Capital has promoted Greg Balliro to managing director and Michael Bertrand to senior associate. Prior to joining Crossplane Capital, Balliro worked at Prophet Equity and Energy Capital Partners while Bertrand was an investment banking analyst and private wealth analyst at Goldman Sachs.
DALLAS, January 5, 2022 – Crossplane Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, is excited to announce promotions of Greg Balliro to Managing Director and Michael Bertrand to Senior Associate.
As a Managing Director, Greg will be responsible for sourcing and closing transactions with significant cash and profitability improvement and overseeing the entire lifecycle of investments. Prior to joining Crossplane Capital, Greg worked at private equity firms Prophet Equity and Energy Capital Partners after beginning his career in the Power & Renewables Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse. Greg is a graduate of Harvard University.
“Since joining Crossplane Capital in November 2021, Greg has been involved in closing 11 acquisitions,” said Crossplane Capital Partner, Brian Hegi. “Greg is a key member of our senior team and has driven significant value in a relatively short period of time.”
As a Senior Associate, Michael Bertrand will be responsible for supporting the Crossplane team across multiple areas including opportunity screening, financial modeling, company and industry due diligence, and value creation planning. Prior to joining Crossplane Capital, Michael was an investment banking analyst and private wealth analyst at Goldman Sachs. Michael is a graduate of Brigham Young University.
“Since joining the firm as an Associate in 2019, Michael has excelled with each aspect of our investment process,” said Crossplane Capital Partner, Ben Eakes. “Michael is the ultimate team player, and we are pleased to announce this well-deserved promotion.”
About Crossplane Capital
Launched in 2018, Crossplane Capital is a Dallas-based private equity firm that makes control investments in niche manufacturing, value-added distribution and industrial business services companies. The firm seeks to partner with lower-middle market companies to enhance financial performance and generate strategic value creation. For more information, please visit www.crossplanecapital.com.