LLR Partners has named Cary Burch as a senior operating adviser. Previously, Burch was chief innovation officer at Thomson Reuters. Also, Burch was CEO and chief operating office at Thomson Reuters Elite, the company’s legal enterprise software company.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 14, 2018 – Private equity firm LLR Partners has engaged Cary Burch, a seasoned software executive in the legal, mortgage and financial services industries, as a Senior Operating Advisor. Burch will use his enterprise software and industry expertise, gained from more than 25 years of experience leading companies at all stages from start-ups to global organizations, to help LLR identify and evaluate new investment opportunities. Throughout his career, Burch has conducted 18 transactions to date and brought dynamic, visionary leadership to a range of growth-oriented organizations.
Burch was most recently the Chief Innovation Officer at Thomson Reuters (NASDAQ: TRI) and held CEO and COO roles at the company’s legal enterprise software company, Thomson Reuters Elite. Prior, Burch was the Chairman and CEO of LSSI, a SaaS regulatory compliance and enterprise accounting software company acquired by Constellation Software (TSE: CSU) in 2010. He previously held C-level operational and technology positions at Fidelity National Information Services, First American Financial Corporation and other financial services companies. Burch is currently a board member at LoanLogics, BrandRep and ExecVision. He previously served on the boards of ProSites, Yourmembership.com and LSSI.
“I am honored to engage with LLR Partners as a Senior Operating Advisor,” said Cary Burch. “My background in legal, mortgage and financial technology aligns well with some of the core areas where LLR invests. Working together, I believe we have the opportunity to establish some very meaningful partnerships with companies who can benefit long term from our industry and growth expertise.”
“Cary’s enterprise software and industry expertise is entrenched in long history of driving innovation and leading transactions for companies at all stages of growth,” said David Reuter, Partner at LLR Partners. “We’re excited to have him on board to help LLR evaluate new investment opportunities and help grow our portfolio companies.”
LLR’s Senior Operating Advisors are senior executives with deep operating experience and industry-specific knowledge that can help enhance shareholder value. They are engaged as consultants to assist with various activities including market research, new investment identification, pre-investment business diligence and post-investment value creation for our portfolio companies.
About LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing our portfolio companies. We invest in a targeted set of industries, with a focus on technology and services businesses. Founded in 1999 and with more than $3 billion raised across five funds, LLR is a flexible provider of capital for growth, recapitalizations and buyouts. For more information about LLR and advice for scaling growth companies, visit our new website at www.llrpartners.com.