TGP Investments Adds Tim Leland

TGP Investments, manager of PE fund TGP Capital Partners, is adding Timothy Leland as a managing director. Leland joins the Kansas City-based firm after serving as the head of M&A with First National Investment Banking, a division of First National Bank of Omaha.

PRESS RELEASE:
Kansas City, MO – TGP Investments, LLC (“TGP”), the manager of private equity investment fund TGP Capital Partners, LLC (the “Fund”), is pleased to announce the hiring of Timothy D. Leland as Managing Director. Mr. Leland will lead TGP’s business development efforts with the objective of identifying companies that can benefit from the capital and other resources that TGP and the Fund can provide to management teams and business owners.

Mr. Leland brings more than fifteen years of experience in the investment banking industry to TGP, primarily focused on sourcing and executing middle-market mergers and acquisitions transactions. Most recently, he served as Managing Director and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at First National Investment Banking, Inc., a division of First National Bank of Omaha. Prior roles include Principal and Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage at Stonebridge Associates, LLC; Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at Carlin, Charron & Rosen, LLP; and Vice President for the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Adams, Harkness & Hill. Mr. Leland received a B.A. degree cum laude from Bowdoin College, and also earned an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Eric Graham, TGP Managing Director, stated “We feel fortunate to add someone with Tim’s range of experience to our team. Tim has a history of working with middle-market business executives and shareholders in a transaction-oriented environment. He has a deep knowledge of the kinds of investments that we seek to make, and has an established track record of sourcing M&A transactions in a disciplined and systematic manner. We believe that in the current environment there are many companies that could take advantage of our decades of experience in helping middle-market businesses grow – all with the objective of driving shareholder value. We want to reach those companies and management teams who are looking to expand their businesses either internally or through an acquisition strategy. Tim will be a critical member of our team, and we look forward to his contributions to our collective efforts at TGP”.

About TGP Capital Partners, LLC
Kansas City-based TGP Capital Partners, LLC is a $56.5 million private equity investment fund formed to make investments in well-managed, profitable and growing middle-market companies. TGP is a sponsor of top-quality managers and management teams with a goal of supporting and facilitating management’s growth initiatives and, as a result, maximizing returns for all shareholders. The Fund seeks to make both control and minority equity investments in partnership with proven management talent in manufacturing and business services companies.