SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in selected segments of the life sciences, healthcare, financial services, software, and industrial technology industries, today announced the promotions of Roman A. Margolin and Eli P. Weiss as vice presidents of the firm. Both were previously senior associates of the firm.
Jean-Pierre L. Conte, Chairman and Managing Director of Genstar, said, "Roman and Eli have demonstrated themselves as valued members of the Genstar team and we will continue to rely on them to help identify, evaluate and execute acquisition and investment opportunities. It is important that we continue to develop our talent within the firm and we look forward to the continued contributions of both individuals in their expanded roles."
Prior to joining Genstar, Mr. Margolin was an Associate with Willis Stein & Partners, where he focused on investments in education, media, and healthcare sectors. Previously, he was an Analyst in the investment banking group of J.P. Morgan in Chicago. He earned an MBA from Stanford University and received a BA in Economics (summa cum laude) from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Margolin serves on the boards of Genstar portfolio companies Granite Global Solutions, Netsmart Technologies and PRA International.
Prior to joining Genstar, Mr. Weiss was an Associate at Hellman & Friedman LLC. Previously, he worked for Greenhill & Co. in New York as an Analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring and Principal Investing groups. He earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Weiss serves on the board of Genstar portfolio company Evolution Benefits.
About Genstar Capital, LLC
Genstar Capital (www.gencap.com) 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 US$3 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, financial services, and industrial technology industries.
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