Ironbridge Equity Partners hires PE pro Andrew Walton as partner

Canadian private equity firm Ironbridge Equity Partners has recruited Andrew Walton as a partner. Walton previously served as a partner at two other Canadian private equity firms. Between 2011 and 2014, he worked at Signal Hill Equity Partners, and before then, he worked at Edgestone Capital Partners. Walton has also held operational executive roles at several companies, including Westridge Cabinets Ltd and New Food Classics Partnership. Last April, the Toronto-based Ironbridge completed the final close of its second mid-market fund, Ironbridge Equity Partners II LP, raising $154 million in total.

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Andrew Walton joins Ironbridge

TORONTO, January 26, 2015 – Ironbridge Equity Partners is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew Walton as a Partner.

Andrew spent the past 7 years as a Partner with two Canadian based middle-market private equity funds. Prior to that, Andrew was a Partner in the PwC Transaction Services group where he advised both private equity and corporate clients on local and international acquisitions and divestitures. Andrew has held several operational executive roles within portfolio companies including CEO of Westridge Cabinets Ltd and CFO of New Food Classics Partnership. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant (SAICA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Accounting Honours from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

For more information, contact:

Alan Sellery
Managing Partner
Ironbridge Equity Partners
+1 (416) 863-0101
asellery@ironbridgeequity.com
www.ironbridgeequity.com

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