The Pritzker Group has hired David Hirsch as vice president, operations. Hirsch previously served as a manager in Crowe Horwath’s transaction services practice.
The Pritzker Group today announced that it hired David J. Hirsch as vice president, operations support to provide financial and accounting services across the investment firm’s family of companies.
Hirsch, 33, previously served as a manager in Crowe Horwath’s transaction services practice, providing buy-side and sell-side advisory services to private equity and corporate clients. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Hirsch received his CPA in 2003 and also spent five years in Deloitte & Touche’s audit and enterprise risk services group.
The Pritzker Group, led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker, has a 10-year history of acquiring and growing middle market companies. The firm is expanding its investing activities, which remain focused on family and entrepreneur-owned companies that lead their markets.
Other recent notable hires include Investment Partner Michael Nelson, former managing partner at Wind Point Partners, who leads The Pritzker Group’s manufactured products investment team.
“The Pritzker Group is building out its operations team to provide support for our growing family of companies,” said Paul Carbone, managing partner of private equity. “David will be responsible not only for transaction support, but also helping our companies coordinate purchasing, implement best practices and manage audit and tax responsibilities. The operations support team has a mandate to add value to our companies by working in partnership with our management teams as they execute their growth plans.”
About The Pritzker Group’s Middle-market Investment Team
The Pritzker Group’s middle-market investment team acquires North American-based companies with enterprise values between $75 and $400 million, focusing on quality businesses with leading positions in the manufactured products, healthcare and services sectors. The firm’s proprietary capital base allows for broad flexibility in its investment horizon, transaction structure and approach to creating long-term value, making it an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned businesses. The Pritzker Group brings large-company credibility, relationships and expertise to the middle market and can support its companies with additional growth capital. The firm’s middle-market and venture capital teams have acquired or invested in more than 100 companies over the past decade.