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Kingswood adds new principal to team

Kingswood Capital Management LLC has named Michael Niegsch as a principal. Previously, Niegsch was a principal at Comvest Partners.



Kingswood Capital Management LLC (“Kingswood”), an operationally-focused middle market private equity firm, announced today that Michael Niegsch has joined as a Principal. Michael’s responsibilities will include all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, transaction execution and investment oversight.

“Michael has an extensive background in control private equity investing,” said Alex Wolf, Managing Partner at Kingswood. “With over a decade of transaction experience, Michael has deep familiarity with complex middle market transactions involving businesses with operational improvement potential. We are pleased to welcome Michael to the firm as we continue to expand our team and scale the platform.”

Prior to joining Kingswood, Niegsch was a Principal at Comvest Partners, an operationally-focused middle market investment firm, where he was responsible for evaluating, executing and monitoring investments for Comvest’s private equity strategy. While at Comvest, Niegsch was a board member of BEL USA (d/b/a/, FastMed Urgent Care and Innovative Hearth Products.

Before joining Comvest in 2010, Niegsch worked in investment banking at UBS Investment Bank and Morgan Joseph TriArtisan. Niegsch graduated from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration with High Distinction.

“Based on the impressive background of the investment and operating professionals, and the firm’s differentiated style of value-added investing, Kingswood represents a new and unique opportunity in middle market private equity and I’m delighted to join their team,” said Niegsch. “I look forward to bringing my experience to Kingswood’s growing platform and delivering value for Kingswood’s investors through due diligence, transaction execution, portfolio company support and board memberships.”

About Kingswood
Kingswood is an operationally-focused middle market private equity firm that invests in businesses in transition driven by operational, strategic, financial or market-driven change. In addition to access to capital, Kingswood brings a broad network of operational resources, relevant industry relationships and tailored solutions to strengthen businesses, realize strategic goals and enhance long term value creation.