Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has promoted Andrew Joy to partner. Prior to joining Hidden Harbor, he was a vice president in the private equity group at Cerberus Capital Management.
Boca Raton, FL, June 29, 2021 – Hidden Harbor Capital Partners (“HHCP” or the “Firm”), a leading middle market private equity firm based in Boca Raton, Florida, is pleased to announce that Andrew Joy has been promoted to Partner. Helping to establish HHCP, Andrew joined the firm at its inception and played a key role the Firm’s first five platform investments. John Caple, Managing Partner, said, “Andrew was my first call when David, Chris, and I decided to form the initial team for Hidden Harbor. I worked with Andrew closely at Comvest Partners, our prior firm, and I knew he would bring a strong intellect and tenacious work ethic, and would contribute immediate value to the Firm.”
During his tenure at HHCP, Andrew has served on the Firm’s Investment Committee since its inception and has focused on all key aspects of the investment process including sourcing, transaction execution, and portfolio company oversight. “In his time at HHCP, Andrew has excelled at identifying strong investment opportunities, bringing a best in class underwriting and due diligence approach, and building out our thesis in the automotive sector where he has particularly strong experience,” said Chris Paldino, Managing Partner.
Within the Firm’s portfolio, Andrew serves on the Board of Directors for Cloyes Gear and Products, Anchor Danly / AWC Manufacturing, Masterwork Electronics, and Wehner Multifamily. Additionally, he served on the Board of the Company’s first successful realized investment, Stella Environmental. David Block, Managing Partner and leader of the Firm’s Portfolio Operations Group said, “Andrew is fantastic at building and leading teams, both internally and at portfolio companies, and takes a genuine interest in developing our team members at HHCP while also acting as a trusted advisor to our management teams.”
Andrew brings over a decade of experience in private equity and investment banking. Prior to joining Hidden Harbor, he was a Vice President in the Private Equity Group at Cerberus Capital Management. Prior to Cerberus, Andrew served as an Associate at Comvest Partners and worked closely with John Caple on several different investments. He began his career as an investment banking analyst in the restructuring group at Morgan Joseph. Andrew graduated Valedictorian and summa cum laude from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, earning his B.B.A. in Finance and Economics.
Andrew said, “I am thrilled to join the Partnership at Hidden Harbor and excited to continue to focus on the growth of our Firm and execute compelling risk-adjusted investment opportunities for our investors. I am thankful to be working alongside tremendously smart, talented professionals, but most importantly, with an ethical, humble group of colleagues who are continuously focused on improving.”
About Hidden Harbor Capital Partners
Hidden Harbor Capital Partners is a private equity firm with an operations soul and intense passion for building great companies. Hidden Harbor brings large-scale, private equity experience and resources to the lower middle market with a focus on value-oriented, operationally intense situations. Our principals are Investor Operators® who bring over 55 years of both extensive transaction and operating experience to truly understand your business. As one team, we partner and work hand-in-hand with our portfolio companies to drive business successes. To learn more, visit www.hh-cp.com and follow us on LinkedIn.