The fund, which has already completed $400mm in transactions, will rely on Reilly’s private equity expertise as it continues to expand its private equity business.
NEW YORK, December 09, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Traub Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, today announced the appointment of Sean Reilly as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer.
"As we continue to scale Traub Capital Partners’ private equity platform, Sean’s background will allow the firm to further elevate its back and middle office financial operations and better prepare our firm for future growth," said Brian Crosby, Managing Partner of Traub Capital Partners. "With his strong industry acumen and success at prior firms, I’m confident in his ability and vision to provide senior leadership in all financial and operational areas of the firm."
Mr. Reilly has 20 years of experience in the private equity sector. Prior to joining Traub Capital Partners, he partnered with several former colleagues in an entrepreneurial venture that launched and expanded Carta Fund Services, LLC, a fund administrator platform, which was acquired by a large Luxembourg-based company. Mr. Reilly also served as Chief Financial Officer of Clean Energy Partners, LP for more than five years. He has also held senior private equity finance roles with Blackstone and Credit Suisse.
"Throughout my career, I have sought to align myself with best-in-class private equity firms and management teams, and Traub Capital Partners is developing a one-of-a-kind strategy and portfolio that will serve as a template for the consumer sector," Mr. Reilly said. "I’m proud to join this team and eager to begin to help the firm continue its success."
Traub Capital Partners specializes in identifying and creating value in consumer companies. The firm announced the close of Fund I earlier this year, in September 2021. Traub Capital Partners had already closed on two prior portfolio companies in this fund in transactions worth $400mm in aggregate:
Signature Brands, the leading North American manufacturer of dessert decorating products, as well as the leading player in the other celebrations product categories in which it competes. Signature’s iconic brands include Betty Crocker, Cake Mate, Pumpkin Masters, PAAS and Giftpop.
Mana Products, the world’s leading partner for innovative development and manufacturing of branded and private label prestige beauty and skincare products. Mana combines industry insight with cutting-edge research and operational expertise to yield truly unique color cosmetics, skincare and hair care products of the highest quality.
About Traub Capital Partners:
Traub Capital Partners is a New York-based private equity firm that specializes in building value in consumer companies. The firm's differentiated approach integrates deep consumer-focused operating experience within the investment process to unlock opportunities and apply tactical resources to execute them for the benefit of our investors. The fund targets investments in companies with revenue between $50 and $250 million. To learn more about Traub Capital Partners, visit www.traubcapitalpartners.com.
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