Summit Partners Announces Three Promotions

Summit Partners said on Thursday that it has promoted Adam Britt, Robert Hassell and Jack Le Roy to principals on the firm’s credit team. Prior to all three joining Summit’s Boston office in 2010, Britt, Hassell and Le Roy worked at Guggenheim Investment Management as part of the leveraged finance group. Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London and Mumbai.

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BOSTON, MA (May 23, 2013)—Summit Partners, an investor in growing companies, today announced the promotions of Adam Britt, Robert Hassell and Jack Le Roy to Principals on the firm’s Credit Team. All three individuals joined Summit’s Boston office in 2010.
“Adam, Rob and Jack have each contributed significantly to Summit Partners’ success, and we are proud to recognize their efforts,” said Tom Roberts, a Managing Director of the firm. “Their hard work and significant contributions will continue to benefit our investors and portfolio companies in 2013 and beyond.”
Prior to joining Summit Partners, Mr. Britt worked for Guggenheim Investment Management as a member of the leveraged finance group. He holds a BBA in finance from The College of William & Mary and a JD from Villanova University School of Law.
Mr. Hassell previously worked for Guggenheim Investment Management as a member of the leveraged finance group in the United States and Ireland, and before that at Bear, Stearns & Co. He holds a BA in political science from Williams College, as well as the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.
Most recently, Mr. Le Roy worked for Guggenheim Investment Management as a member of the firm’s leveraged finance group in the United States. He holds a BBA in finance from The University of Texas.
About Summit Partners
Summit Partners (www.summitpartners.com) is a growth equity firm that invests in growing companies across North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1984, Summit has raised nearly $15 billion in capital and provides equity and credit for growth, recapitalizations, and management buyouts. Summit has invested in more than 365 companies globally in technology, healthcare and other growth industries. These companies have completed 130 public offerings, and more than 135 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales. Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London and Mumbai.