Lariat Partners has promoted Jason Urband to principal and Josh Sartisky to senior associate. Urband has 12 years of M&A advisory and private equity investing experience while Sartisky had six years of the same.
DENVER, January 18, 2017 – Lariat Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm focused on creating a positive private equity experience for business owners and entrepreneurs in the lower-middle market, is pleased to announce that Jason Urband has been promoted to Principal and Josh Sartisky has been promoted to Senior Associate.
Kevin Mitchell, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, said, “Jason’s promotion to Principal recognizes his investment experience, commitment to Lariat’s core values, leadership among the Lariat team, and his contributions to Lariat’s Partner Companies.”
Jay Coughlon, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, said, “Josh’s promotion is a recognition of the positive impact he’s made supporting many of our Partner Companies since joining Lariat. His diligence and execution experience will be important as we continue to explore and invest in companies that fit within our CORE strategy.”
Jason has over 12 years of merger and acquisition advisory and private equity investing experience across a diverse set of industries. He played a key role in both the LaMi Products and Willowood USA transaction processes, serves on the Board of each company, and is actively involved in the development of strategic initiatives and on-going support. Jason shares responsibility with Lariat’s Managing Partners for origination through relationship building with a select group of investment bankers and business brokers, as well as industry research driven sourcing efforts in several verticals, including environmental services, and consumer products and services.
Josh has six years of merger and acquisition advisory and private equity investing experience. He supports many of the Lariat Partner Company management teams as well as Lariat’s acquisition efforts in several verticals, including industrial and environmental services, and food. Prior to joining Lariat, Josh was an Associate at Grey Mountain Partners and an Analyst in the M&A group of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Denver-based Lariat Partners is a private equity firm focused on redefining the private equity experience with business owners and entrepreneurs in the lower-middle market. With its People First, Strategy Second relationship philosophy and its CORE Investment Strategy targeting COnsolidations, COnsumables and REcurring revenue businesses, Lariat offers a differentiated approach to partnering with business owners and entrepreneurs and growing their middle market businesses. Using CORE, Lariat has invested in companies across many industries, including Food and Agribusiness, Energy and Environmental Services, Industrial Services, Consumer Products, and Specialty Distribution. For more information, visit www.lariatpartners.net.