Private equity firm RCP Advisors has made a number of promotions on its team. Dave McCoy is now managing partner while Alex Abell, Nell Blatherwick, Michael Feinglass and Andy Nelson have been upped to partner. And, Ross Koenig and Michael Rice have become vice president.
CHICAGO, IL (February 22, 2017) – RCP Advisors (“RCP”) is pleased to announce the promotions of Dave McCoy to Managing Partner; Alex Abell, Nell Blatherwick, Michael Feinglass, and Andy Nelson to Partner; and Ross Koenig and Michael Rice to Vice President.
Dave McCoy joined RCP in 2010 and has 15 years of private equity experience. Dave is the portfolio manager for RCP’s co-investment funds and maintains broader activities throughout the investment function. Dave is also on the Investment Committee and active as an Advisory Board member of several underlying funds and portfolio companies.
“We are proud to recognize Dave McCoy’s many achievements with this well-deserved promotion,” said Charlie Huebner, Managing Partner. “During his tenure with RCP, Dave has become an important member of our team and an invaluable resource for our co-investment strategy.”
Alex Abell joined RCP in 2015 and has 15 years of private equity experience. Alex is on the Investment Committee and is responsible for the identification and analysis of potential fund investments and managing RCP’s research efforts.
Nell Blatherwick has been with RCP since its inception and has 15 years of private equity experience. Nell is responsible for the coordination of RCP’s legal affairs and serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer.
Michael Feinglass joined RCP in 2004 and has 13 years of private equity experience. He is responsible for managing the business development function of the firm. This includes sourcing investment opportunities, as well as overseeing the firm’s fundraising efforts.
Andy Nelson has been with RCP since 2008 and has 9 years of private equity experience. Andy is Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for managing the fund administration function of RCP. Andy works closely with the Investment Team to report on underlying funds in the portfolio, as well as with the Accounting Team to report on financial performance to the limited partners.
Ross Koenig joined RCP in 2012 and had previously worked with RCP’s Investment Team as a summer intern. Ross is responsible for leading the RCP’s data analytics efforts to assist in the evaluation of all private equity investments, as well as overseeing RCP’s database and related technologies.
Michael Rice has been with RCP since 2012. He is responsible for supporting the business development function of the firm. This includes managing the firm’s fundraising efforts across all the firm’s funds, and working with limited partners across all geographies.
“Each of these individuals has been instrumental to our firm’s growth and success to date,” said Tom Danis Jr., Managing Partner. “We are grateful for their long-term commitment to RCP and our valued constituents, which has enabled us to maintain our leadership position in the lower middle market buyout segment of private equity.”
About RCP Advisors
Founded in 2001, RCP Advisors is a private equity investment firm that provides access to lower middle market private equity fund managers through funds-of-funds, secondary funds, co-investment funds, an SBIC fund-of-funds, a buyout focused “small and emerging manager” fund-of-funds, advisory services, and investment research services. With approximately $5.5 billion in committed capital and 44 full-time professionals as of February 22, 2017, RCP believes that it is one of the largest fund sponsors exclusively focused on the lower middle market segment of the North American private equity market.