Ara Partners (Ara), a private equity firm that specialises in industrial decarbonisation investments, has appointed Peter Saldarriaga as a Managing Director. Saldarriaga will be based in the firm’s Boston office.
Saldarriaga has over fifteen years of experience in private equity and consulting. He spent over twelve years at Bain Capital, where he focused on buyouts and growth investments in the industrial, business services, and technology sectors.
Saldarriaga was also the co-founder, CEO, and CFO of Belong Acquisition Corp, a $150 million SPAC focused on high-growth tech-enabled businesses. He began his career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York and India, serving clients in the industrial, private equity, technology, and media sectors.
Saldarriaga holds a Bachelor of Arts in computer science from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.