Praesidian ups Johnston to VP

Praesidian Capital has promoted Bill Johnston to vice president.

Praesidian Capital has promoted Bill Johnston to vice president. Johnston first joined Praesidian in 2016.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Praesidian Capital, a leading provider of capital for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that Bill Johnston has been promoted from Senior Associate to Vice President.

Mr. Johnston joined Praesidian in 2016 with three years of investment banking experience. In his time with the firm, he has undertaken financial analysis, due diligence, execution of new investments, and investor communications, along with monitoring Praesidian’s portfolio. In the past year, he has made significant contributions to the firm’s recently launched private equity strategy.

“Bill has continued to prove himself at Praesidian and we look forward to his continued contributions to our success,” stated Jason Drattell, Founder and Managing Partner of Praesidian. “It is a pleasure to reward him with this well-deserved promotion.”

About Praesidian Capital
Praesidian Capital is an innovative private investment firm focused on providing growth capital to private lower middle market businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and selectively in Northern Europe. Praesidian also recently launched a private equity strategy focused on control positions in lower middle market businesses. Based in New York with an office in London, Praesidian manages nearly $1 billion in committed capital. For more information, visit