Michael McGovern Joins McCarthy Capital Corp. as Principal

McCarthy Capital, an Omaha, Nebraska-based middle-market private equity firm, has hired Michael McGovern as a principal, working out of the firm’s Boston office. McGovern joins McCarthy from Wincove Capital, a lower middle market PE firm that he cofounded in 2008. Previously, McGovern was a partner at Hampshire Equity Partners, a NY-based PE firm where he spent 10 years.


McCarthy Capital Corporation, a leading middle-market private equity investment firm based in Omaha, NE, is pleased to announce that Michael McGovern has joined the firm as a Principal. He will be based in McCarthy’s Boston office. His primary responsibilities will include sourcing, evaluating and structuring investments, and managing portfolio companies.

Before joining McCarthy, Michael was a Partner at Wincove Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm, which he co-founded in 2008. Previously, he was a Partner at Hampshire Equity Partners, a NY-based private equity firm where he spent 10 years, and which had approximately $900 million under management. Michael has served in a Board capacity for numerous privately held companies, and began his career in the investment banking group at Alex. Brown.

Bob Emmert, co-Managing Partner of McCarthy, commented, “Mike is a valuable addition to our team. He has led numerous successful investments for both of his prior firms, sourced transactions in the Midwest, and has extensive experience in building value through strong partnerships with middle market management teams. We are thrilled to welcome Mike to our team of investment professionals”.

About McCarthy Capital Corporation
Based in Omaha, NE, McCarthy Capital is a private equity firm focused exclusively on middle market companies. McCarthy Capital manages approximately $700 million in private equity assets and capital commitments. Since 1986, McCarthy has invested in over fifty companies, including industry leaders such as Cabela’s Inc., Peak 10, Inc., Guild Mortgage Company, and Vornado Air, LLC. For more information about McCarthy Capital, please visit www.mccarthycapital.com.