Genstar Capital Announces Promotions of Weiss and Golde

Weiss Named Principal and Golde Named Vice President

Feb 19, 2013, 08:01 ET from Genstar Capital, LLC

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in selected segments of the insurance and financial services, software, life sciences, healthcare, and industrial technology industries, today announced the promotions of Eli P. Weiss to Principal and David J. Golde to Vice President.

Jean-Pierre L. Conte, Managing Director and Chairman of Genstar, said, "Developing Genstar's team of investment professionals is one of the keys to our continued success.  I want to recognize the recent promotions of two Genstar executives. Eli has made consistent contributions to Genstar and to our portfolio companies which has led to his promotion into this senior leadership position within our firm. His combined investment experience and management skills help foster the change initiatives that transform our businesses and build value for our investors. David has played an important role in identifying and executing investment opportunities and in helping our management teams grow their companies into market leaders.  We look forward to their continued contributions in their expanded roles."

Mr. Weiss joined Genstar in 2008 and was named a Vice President in 2011.  Prior to joining Genstar, he was an Associate at Hellman & Friedman LLC. Previously, Mr. Weiss worked for Greenhill & Co. in New York as an Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring and Principal Investing groups. Mr. Weiss serves on the Boards of Directors of Evolution1, Innovative Aftermarket Systems, and Insurity. He earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated from Yale University.

Mr. Golde first joined Genstar in 2006 as an Associate, and re-joined the firm in 2010 as a Senior Associate after receiving his MBA degree. He began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was an investment banking analyst.  Mr. Golde serves on the Board of Directors of MW Industries, Inc. He earned his MBA from Stanford University and his BBA degree in Finance, Investments & Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

About Genstar Capital, LLC
Genstar Capital ( is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 20 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. Genstar has more than $4 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, insurance and financial services, and industrial technology industries.

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