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Verto Partners Buys Wavelength Strategies

Verto Partners, the performance improvement, restructuring and turnaround firm, has acquired Wavelength Strategies, a New York-based transaction services firm concentrating on life sciences, healthcare and technology. Terms were not publicized. Wavelength managing principals Duncan Steels and Greg Calaman join Verto as Managing Directors and will lead the New York office of Verto. According to its website, Verto counts among its clients TA Associates, Arcapita, Kleiner Perkins, Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, JP Morgan Chase, UBS Capital, the Bass Family and New Enterprise Associates.

PRESS RELEASE:

DALLAS- Verto Partners, LLC, a national performance improvement, restructuring, and corporate turnaround firm, announced today the acquisition of Wavelength Strategies, LLC, a New York-based transformation services firm focused on life sciences, healthcare, and technology. With the move, Wavelength managing principals Duncan Steels and Greg Calaman join Verto as Managing Directors and will lead the New York office of Verto.
“Duncan and I saw the opportunity to add value in other areas for Verto, creating a united performance improvement offering that was more comprehensive and compelling for our collective private equity clients. We are extremely excited to be joining the exceptional team at Verto.”
Verto Partners, founded by a seasoned team of selected colleagues, represents a unique 360-degree perspective on corporate performance. The firm’s proprietary approach to optimizing corporate performance has been delivered to noteworthy private equity, hedge fund and venture clients, such as TA Associates, Arcapita, Kleiner Perkins, Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, JP Morgan Chase, UBS Capital, the Bass Family and New Enterprise Associates. Verto focuses on pumping growth and profitability into lackluster performers, which ranges from revenue enhancement of flat top-lines to traditional comprehensive turnarounds.
The addition of Wavelength brings additional capabilities in life sciences, healthcare, and information technology as well as a local New York presence centered in the world’s prime life sciences corridor.
“We felt that Wavelength’s additional sector expertise and geographic positioning was a perfect complement to Verto’s experienced team that already includes world class talent with a heritage of successful corporate turnaround and performance improvement work across virtually every other sector. We are thrilled to have Greg and Duncan come aboard,“ stated Harry Gray, Verto Managing Director and Dallas office leader.
Greg Calaman of Wavelength noted, “Duncan and I saw the opportunity to add value in other areas for Verto, creating a united performance improvement offering that was more comprehensive and compelling for our collective private equity clients. We are extremely excited to be joining the exceptional team at Verto.”
Combined business operation will commence immediately under the Verto banner.
To learn more visit www.verto-partners.com.
About Verto Partners, LLC
Verto Partners is a highly accomplished consultancy with a leading track record in performance improvement, restructurings, and turnarounds. We have successfully returned many corporations to profitability. Our primary focus is on middle-market companies yet our leadership has ranged from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to developing, implementing, and leading growth accelerators at VC-backed start-ups. The ideas and thought leadership of our team of seasoned CEOs, COOs and CFOs, financial restructuring, and portfolio managers is complemented by our strategic partnership with The Lucas Group, a leading strategy and management consulting firm comprised of Bain, McKinsey, and Boston Consulting Group alumni. Verto Partners brings unparalleled solutions to companies seeking to realize their full value potential.