Argand Partners announces promotions and a new hire

Argand Partners (Argand), a New York- and San Francisco Bay Area-based industrials private equity firm, has made four promotions and an addition to its investment team.

The following four promotions became effective 1 March, 2021: Charlie Burns to Principal, Ryan Beres to Vice President, and Brendan Fogarty and Riley McCabe to Senior Associate. The firm also announced the addition of Hanan Hassan as an Associate, joining the team after 5 years at KPMG where she provided due diligence and transaction support for M&A clients.

Heather Faust, Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Argand, says: “We are delighted to recognise the expertise and achievements of our team, and acknowledge the outsized role each individual has played supporting our portfolio companies and management teams through the Covid-19 related disruptions of the past year. Our team demonstrated the ability to successfully manage ambiguity, navigate complex and fast changing market dynamics, work seamlessly as a team, and lead and transact with confidence.”

Howard Morgan, Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Argand, says: “These promotions recognize the group’s contribution to successfully investing and supporting the six platform deals and ten add- on investments in the Argand Fund I portfolio. Charlie and Ryan, who started working with our team ten and five years ago respectively, serve on the boards of Argand portfolio companies; each is an excellent investor and a thoughtful advisor that makes valuable contributions. Riley and Brendan have been with us for three years and have proven themselves to be key members of the Argand team. They are both highly active members of the Argand deal teams and have demonstrated solid investment acumen, good judgement, and excellent technical expertise. We acknowledge and appreciate the dedication of each individual and are delighted at the continuing development across Argand’s team.”