Raynard Benvenuti and Noah Roy have joined Greenbriar Equity Group as managing directors, while Arvind Krishnamurthy has joined as a director. Benvenuti has been an advisory director with Greenbriar since last year, and previously was president and CEO of Stellex Aerostructures.
Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a private equity firm focused exclusively on making investments in the global transportation industry, announced today that Raynard Benvenuti and Noah Roy have joined the firm as Managing Directors and that Arvind Krishnamurthy has joined the firm as a Director.
“Following the raising of our second fund, one of our top priorities has been expanding the staff in order to capitalize on increased deal flow and manage our portfolio activity,” said Greenbriar co-founder and Managing Partner Regg Jones. “The addition of Ray, Noah and Arvind will allow us to continue to augment both our operating and investment capabilities.”
“We've had the opportunity to work with Ray and Noah previously and have been very impressed with their strengths,” added Joel Beckman, Greenbriar co- founder and Managing Partner. “Arvind has terrific industry and investment experience and fits well into the Greenbriar culture.”
Benvenuti began working with Greenbriar as an Advisory Director in 2007. He previously served as President and CEO of Stellex Aerostructures, Inc. a provider of major structural components and assemblies for commercial and military aircraft, leading the company from bankruptcy to profitability and sale to GKN, plc. Prior to joining Stellex, he was the founder of Concord Investment Partners, a private investment firm specializing in middle market acquisitions of companies in turnaround situations. Earlier in his career, Benvenuti worked at Forstmann Little & Co. and before that at McKinsey & Company. He holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from
Krishnamurthy joined Greenbriar from Veritas Capital Management, Inc. where he was engaged in private equity investment in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. He gained his earlier private equity experience at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and Bain Capital, LLC. Krishnamurthy graduated Magna Cum Laude with an A.B. from
Greenbriar Equity Group LLC is focused exclusively on making private equity investments in the global transportation industry, including companies in freight and passenger transport, commercial aerospace, automotive, logistics, and related sectors. Greenbriar's managing partners bring over nine decades of collective experience at the highest levels within transportation. Greenbriar manages approximately $1.5 billion of limited partner capital and co-investment commitments. Additional information may be found at www.greenbriarequity.com .