Suzanne Murphy has joined Tri-Artisan Partners as a managing director of fund services. She previously was with Delphi Capital Management, the holding company for Acorn Advisory Capital and Pergamon Partners.
Tri-Artisan Partners LLC, a privately held merchant bank engaged in principal investment and corporate finance advisory activities, today announced the appointment of Suzanne Murphy as Managing Director, Fund Services. In this newly created position, Murphy will support Tri-Artisan’s growth by working closely with the firm’s leadership to build a consulting practice that caters to hedge and private equity funds.
Murphy joins Tri-Artisan from Delphi Capital Management, the holding company for Acorn Advisory Capital and Pergamon Partners, where she was a member of Acorn’s Investment Committee and responsible for building a $1 billion hedge fund in the equity market neutral space. In addition to her new role at Tri-Artisan, Murphy will continue to serve as a member of Acorn’s Investment Committee.
“Suzanne brings a wealth of alternative investment experience to the Tri-Artisan team, and her extensive consulting background advising these businesses is a natural fit for her role heading up this new Tri-Artisan practice,” said Rohit Manocha, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Tri-Artisan. “On behalf of the entire firm, I welcome her to the team and look forward to her leadership on this growth and expansion initiative.
“There continues to be ongoing demand in the market for specialized alternative investment consulting services, and I’m pleased to join Tri-Artisan to build a practice that helps meet this need,” said Murphy. “I am looking forward to partnering with Jerry, Rohit and the Tri-Artisan team to leverage the firm’s expertise, track record and network of senior operating executives to maximize the opportunities we see for this practice.”
Prior to joining Delphi, Murphy served as the Managing Director in charge of alternative investments for C.E Unterberg Towbin (CEUT), a boutique investment bank in New York. While at CEUT, Murphy developed the firm’s brand in the alternative investment area and was instrumental in launching a hedge fund in partnership with Standard & Poor’s and a fund of funds. Previously, Murphy served in various capital markets roles at Drexel Burnham and Morgan Stanley, with expertise in convertible bonds and U.S. equities. Murphy received a B.A., Magna Cum Laude from Wheaton College. She was also a member on the President’s Commission of Wheaton College and served on its Investment Committee.
Tri-Artisan was founded in 2002 by Gerald Cromack and Rohit Manocha, Managing Directors of the New York-based firm.
Tri-Artisan Partners is a privately held merchant bank engaged in principal investment and corporate finance advisory activities with offices in New York and London. Tri-Artisan differentiates itself by complementing the expertise of its senior merchant banking professionals with the skill set of over 60 highly successful, current and former senior operating executives of leading companies, each of whom is an investor in the Firm. These executives represent a cross section of major industry sectors including consumer/retailing, media and communications, industrial, healthcare, technology and financial and business services. Tri-Artisan also counts among its investors some of the leading U.S. and international private equity firms and financial institutions worldwide. Tri-Artisan Partners LLC is a NASD member and Tri-Artisan Partners Advisors Europe LLP is authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.