Align Capital Partner (ACP), a growth-oriented, private equity firm that targets control investments in lower-middle-market companies, has hired seven employees.
ACP was founded in 2016 and closed its USD325 million inaugural private equity investment fund in September.
Joining ACP’s Cleveland office are Rick Costello, operating partner; Katie Noggle, director of business development; Matt Beesley, vice president; and Dustin Brode, associate.
Joining ACP’s Dallas office are Jonathan Vadiee, associate; Kurt Smentek, associate; and Joey Delgado, executive assistant.
“We are excited to welcome all seven new hires to the Align Capital Partners team. They are incredibly talented and support our mission of bringing larger firm institutional best practices to lower-middle-market investing,” says Align Capital Partners managing partner and co-founder Rob Langley.
With these seven new hires, the team at Align Capital Partners now totals 11 individuals.