Behrman Capital appoints Simon P Lonergan as Managing Partner

Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco, has appointed Simon P Lonergan as Managing Partner. 

Lonergan joins Grant G Behrman and William M. Matthes as the firm’s Managing Partners.
 
“Since 2005, Simon has been an invaluable partner of our firm, consistently demonstrating his deep investment expertise, insightful industry experience and outstanding leadership skills,” says Behrman. "We are very pleased to recognise Simon’s extensive contributions to Behrman Capital and our portfolio with this well-earned promotion.”
 
onergan has played an integral role in leading the firm’s investments in the defence and aerospace and specialty manufacturing and distribution verticals. He serves on the boards of several portfolio companies within those sectors, including Brooks Equipment (BHC), Corfin Industries, kSARIA, Plastic Industries, and Waterline Renewal Technologies. He previously served on the boards of ILC Holdings (DDC), Peacock Engineering Company and Selig Sealing Products.
 
Prior to joining Behrman Capital, Lonergan was a Partner and Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, where he co-led Blackstone’s pursuit of European private equity transactions. He was a member of Blackstone’s Private Equity Investment Committee and a board member of eight portfolio companies across a range of industries, including media, communications and packaging. Lonergan started his career in consulting at Bain & Company.
 
Lonergan received a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Cambridge University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.