GREENWICH, CT - Southfield Capital, a premier lower middle market investment firm, announced today that Carlson Rainer has joined as Vice President of Business Development. He will be responsible for managing Southfield’s deal origination and marketing efforts. The addition of Carlson illustrates Southfield’s commitment to strengthening its deal origination efforts and its presence in the lower middle market.
Andy Levison, Managing Partner with Southfield Capital, commented, “We are pleased to add Carlson to the Southfield team to support both our private equity and mezzanine platforms. He brings highly relevant lower middle market experience to our marketing and business development efforts, plus he is a great fit with our team culture.”
Prior to joining Southfield, Carlson spent six years in Business Development at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the world’s largest platform for professional expertise. While at GLG, he provided consulting and diligence solutions for lower middle market private equity firms and Fortune 500 industrial corporations. Prior to GLG, Carlson spent five years as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps and deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of combat operations. While abroad, he served in a variety of adviser, combat and operational roles managing relationships with the local populations, coalition organizations and other multi-national agencies. Carlson received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences from Oklahoma State University and is a FAA certified pilot.
About Southfield Capital
Southfield Capital is a private equity firm that invests in exceptional, growing business services companies in the lower middle market. The firm makes control investments in North American companies generating $4 - 12 million in EBITDA with proven business models, attractive growth and profitability trends, and strong leadership.
Southfield Mezzanine Capital provides unitranche and mezzanine financing along with equity co-investments to lower middle market companies throughout the United States generating a minimum of $3 million in EBITDA.
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