AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Rock Capital LLC ("Peak Rock" or the "Firm"), a leading middle-market private equity firm, today announced that William Kuntz has joined the Firm as a Principal, focused on the technology and tech-enabled services sectors. In his role, Mr. Kuntz will work closely with Peak Rock's senior leadership team to help drive the Firm's technology and tech-enabled services investment strategy.
Peak Rock raised its inaugural fund of over $700 million in 2013, and since then has made ten platform investments and numerous add on acquisitions across a variety of industries. The Firm's core investment strategy is to acquire middle-market companies where it can work with senior management to drive rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change.
"We are seeing an increasing number of compelling opportunities within our investment criteria and we are continuing to add highly talented investment professionals to our team," said Anthony DiSimone, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Rock. "Will has outstanding experience investing in technology and tech-enabled services, and we are very pleased to add his capabilities and skillset to our efforts."
Mr. Kuntz was most recently a Principal at Housatonic Partners, where he led investments in technology businesses, including the software, digital media and technology-enabled services sectors. He has served as a board member for multiple portfolio companies. Prior to joining Housatonic Partners, Mr. Kuntz was a Vice President at Vance Street Capital and an Associate with Internet Capital Group and Summit Partners. Mr. Kuntz received a master's degree in business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a master's and bachelor's degree in English from Stanford University.
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Peak Rock Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe. Peak Rock focuses on investing in opportunities where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change. Peak Rock's team has deep expertise in complex situations and cross border transactions, with the ability to provide tailored capital solutions and close transactions quickly where speed and certainty are priorities. For more information about Peak Rock Capital, please visit www.peakrockcapital.com.
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