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We Are Excited To Announce The Following Recent Promotions At CIP Capital

05 Feb 2021

CONGRATULATIONS!! Michael Grady, Managing Director Daniel Schwartz, Managing Director Michael Barack, Senior Associate John Josif, Senior Associate

Mike, Daniel, Mike and John have all made significant contributions to CIP. We are excited to announce their promotions and look forward to their continued development and leadership.

Michael Grady, Managing Director Prior to joining CIP Capital, Mr. Grady was a Senior Vice President at Partners Group in their direct investment business where he focused on leveraged buyouts in the technology and services sectors and was responsible for new deal sourcing, execution and post-closing value enhancement. Prior to joining Partners Group, Mr. Grady was a Vice President at Spire Capital Partners where he focused on the tech-enabled business services, communications infrastructure and education sectors. Mr. Grady started his career in JPMorgan's Technology, Media & Telecommunications group where he worked on M&A transactions as well as debt and equity financing for corporate clients and financial sponsors. Mr. Grady currently serves on the Board of Directors for 3Pillar Global, SBI, GlynnDevins and BRI. Mr. Grady graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor's in English.

Daniel Schwartz, Managing Director Prior to joining CIP Capital, Mr. Schwartz was a Vice President at Halyard Capital where he focused on investments in the business services industry and was responsible for all aspects of new deal execution as well as post-investment management. Prior to joining Halyard, he was an analyst in Bear Stearns' Telecom, Media, & Technology Group where he worked on M&A transactions as well as debt and equity financings across the media, communication and business services industries. Mr. Schwartz currently serves on the Board of Directors for Carnegie Learning, Frontsteps and Cisive. Mr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Michael Barack, Senior Associate Prior to joining CIP Capital, Mr. Barack was an Associate at Rockbridge Growth Equity, where he was responsible for new investments and portfolio company management across a broad set of industries including financial services, business services, and marketing services. Prior to joining Rockbridge, he was an investment banking analyst in the healthcare group at Nomura Securities and Houlihan Lokey where he worked on M&A, as well as debt financings for corporate clients. Mr. Barack graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Business and a Masters in Accounting.

John Josif, Senior Associate Prior to joining CIP Capital, Mr. Josif was an Associate at H.I.G. Capital where he was responsible for new investments and portfolio company management across a broad range of growth-oriented industries including technology, business services, consumer, and healthcare. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, he was an investment banking analyst in the Technology Group at Jefferies where he worked on M&A transactions, as well as debt and equity financings, for corporate clients. Mr. Josif graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.S.B.A. - Concentration in Finance.