Eureka Equity Partners (“Eureka”) today announced the promotion of Alexandra (Tassie) Oswald to Vice President, effective January 1, 2014, and the addition of Brendan Stancato as an Analyst to the investment team.
Tassie Oswald was promoted to Vice President from Senior Associate. Tassie joined Eureka full-time in 2009 as an Associate after working with Eureka as a summer intern in 2008. Tassie was an integral driver of the due diligence and financing efforts for each of Eureka’s two most recent platform acquisitions, Creative Co-Op and West Academic, and has been involved in the sourcing and evaluation of several of Eureka’s existing and prospective portfolio companies. Tassie received a BA in Economics and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Brendan Stancato joined Eureka as an Analyst in 2013 and is responsible for evaluating new investments, due diligence and working with Eureka’s senior and subordinated debt relationships. Prior to joining Eureka, Brendan was an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co., providing sector research, process execution and financial analysis to support management teams and senior investment bankers throughout the sale assignment process. Brendan received a BS in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University’s Schreyer Honors College.
“Tassie is a key member of several of our deal teams and is making meaningful contributions at a number of our current portfolio companies,” said Chris Hanssens, Managing Partner of Eureka Equity Partners. “We are very pleased to recognize Tassie’s contributions with this well-deserved promotion and look forward to Tassie continuing to drive transactions that fit well with our investment discipline and to contribute to the value creation at our portfolio companies that allows us to provide attractive returns to our investors. We are also pleased to welcome Brendan Stancato to the Eureka team and are confident that Brendan will prove to be a valuable resource to our deal teams and our portfolio companies. Brendan has demonstrated a keen analytical perspective in a very short period of time, and we look forward to what we know will be meaningful contributions to our continued growth.”
About Eureka Equity Partners
Eureka Equity Partners is a private equity firm targeting niche market leaders with up to $100 million in revenue across industry segments in which Eureka brings significant experience and operating resources, including business services, health care services, specialty manufacturing and consumer products. Eureka focuses on partnering with proven managers to drive the growth of promising companies into outstanding enterprises. Eureka leads buyouts that bring significant ownership to the operators driving the success of the business. With this core principle that aligns the interests of our operators and our investors, Eureka is also experienced and comfortable effecting minority recapitalizations with flexible investment structures designed to uniquely meet the needs of the company, its management team and other shareholders. More information about Eureka Equity Partners can be found at www.eurekaequity.com.