ATLANTA, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum Equity Partners, a leading growth equity firm headquartered in Atlanta, is pleased to announce the promotion of Philip Lewis to principal. Lewis joined Fulcrum as an analyst in 2007 and was subsequently promoted to associate in 2009 and director in 2012.
"Philip has been an outstanding contributor in his eight years with the firm, playing a key role in sourcing attractive investment opportunities, structuring and closing transactions, and working with our portfolio companies," said Jeff Muir, a founding partner at Fulcrum. "During his time here, he has helped portfolio companies with various strategic initiatives and actively participated as an operator in select situations. It has been fun to watch both his personal and professional development, and we look forward to his continued growth with the firm."
Lewis has also been active in the Atlanta VC/PE community, including serving on the board of directors of Venture Atlanta and the Technology Association of Georgia's Corporate Development society board, and founding the Young Southern Capital Forum. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Lewis was employed as an investment banking analyst with A.G. Edwards & Sons in St. Louis. He received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Washington University in St. Louis. Outside of Fulcrum, Lewis sits on the leadership council of the non-profit Year Up! Atlanta and also chairs Georgia Aquarium's NextWave Society.
About Fulcrum Equity Partners
Fulcrum Equity Partners is a growth equity fund based in Atlanta with over $140 million under management. Fulcrum invests in a wide variety of industries with an emphasis on information technology, healthcare, business services and technology enabled operating companies. Fulcrum provides initial equity financing of $1-5 million and up to $10 million over the life of the investment to meet a wide range of needs, including internal growth initiatives, acquisitions, management buy-outs, shareholder liquidity and recapitalizations. Additionally, the partners have over 100 years of relevant experience, including operations, venture capital, mezzanine finance, accounting, law, investment banking and strategy consulting. For more information, visit www.fulcrumep.com.
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