Vestar Capital Promotes Three

Vestar Capital Partners has promoted Daniel Boege to executive director, and promoted both Andrew Cavanna and Brian O’Connor to principal.





Vestar Capital Partners, a leading international private equity firm, today announced three promotions. Daniel Boege has been promoted to executive director, and Andrew J. Cavanna and Brian P. O’Connor have both been promoted to principal.


Mr. Boege joined Vestar in 2007. He is currently a member of Vestar Europe in Germany. Previously, Mr. Boege was with Permira in Frankfurt, Germany and prior to that he was a business consultant with Accenture in London. Mr. Boege received his B.S. and M.S. in Management, with distinction, from the London School of Economics. He also holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD in France.


Mr. Cavanna joined the firm in 2006. He is currently a member of Vestar’s Healthcare Group. Mr. Cavanna was previously with The Blackstone Group, JPMorgan Partners and Merrill Lynch. He earned his B.A., cum laude, in Economics and Government from Cornell University and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


Mr. O’Connor joined Vestar in 2000. He is currently a member of Vestar’s Diversified Industries Group. Previously, Mr. O’Connor was with DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. He holds both a B.A. and B.B.A, magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. O’Connor is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.


About Vestar Capital Partners


Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm. The firm’s investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. Since the firm’s founding in 1988, the Vestar funds have completed over 65 investments in companies with a total value of over $30 billion. These companies have varied in size and geography and span a broad range of industries. The firm’s strategy is to invest behind incumbent management teams, family owners or corporations in a creative, flexible and entrepreneurial way with the overriding goal to build long-term franchise value. Vestar currently manages funds with committed capital totaling approximately $7 billion and has offices or affiliates operating in New York, Denver, Boston, Paris, Milan, Munich and Tokyo. More information about Vestar is available at