Highlander Partners LP has promoted Ben Slater to vice president. Slater joined the Dallas-based middle market private equity firm in 2016.
DALLAS, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle market private equity firm, recently announced the promotion of Ben Slater to Vice President in its private equity practice.
Ben joined Highlander in 2016 and has focused on leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and growth financings across a variety of industries, as well as extensive work with the Highlander portfolio companies. He is also spearheading a new investing initiative in Europe that Highlander is undertaking.
Highlander Partners President and Managing Partner, Jeff L. Hull, commented: “Ben has been instrumental in advancing our private equity effort. He possesses excellent transactional skills and a great ability to drive business development. We are very excited to have him as part of the team and look forward to his continued advancement within the firm.”
Prior to Highlander, Ben was a Senior Analyst at Tipp Hill Capital, a hedge fund in New York. Prior to Tipp Hill, he was an Associate at AlpInvest Partners, a private equity firm that is now a part of the Carlyle Group. Ben holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce.
About Highlander Partners
Highlander Partners, L.P. is a Dallas-based private investment firm with over $1.2 billion of assets under management. The firm focuses on making investments in businesses in targeted industries in which the principals of the firm have significant operating and investing experience, including basic manufacturing, food, chemicals, building materials, consumer products, and others. Highlander Partners uses a “buy and build” investment approach, creating value by helping companies grow organically and through acquisitions. For more information, visit www.highlander-partners.com.