Harvest Closes Fund V

Harvest Partners of New York has closed its fifth fund with $815 million in capital commitments. It will continue to focus on middle-market opportunities in the North American industrial, business services and consumer/retail spaces. In related Harvest news, the firm also has promoted Michael DeFlorio to senior managing director from managing director. He joined the firm in June 2003, and led the recent acquisition of Aquilex Corp. www.harvpart.com