Eureka Equity Partners (“Eureka”), a Philadelphia-based private equity firm, today announced the promotions of three members of its investment team, effective January 1, 2016.
Jonathan Chou was promoted to Partner from Principal. Jonathan joined Eureka in 2007 as a Senior Associate from L.E.K. Consulting LLC where he was an Engagement Manager in the firm’s Boston office. Jonathan serves on the Board of Directors of Everite Machine Products and Project Leadership Associates, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Campus Televideo, Creative Co-Op and Total Military Management. Jonathan received a BA in Economics from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa Harris Millhauser was promoted to Vice President from Senior Associate. Lisa joined Eureka in 2014 from TA Associates and had previous private equity experience as an Associate at Centerbridge Partners. Lisa is an integral member of the deal team responsible for Eureka’s acquisition of Jansy Packaging and its organic growth and add-on acquisition strategies. Lisa received a BA in Social Studies from Harvard College and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Brendan Stancato was promoted to Associate from Analyst. Brendan joined Eureka as an Analyst in 2013 after working as an Analyst at Harris Williams & Co. Brendan provided due diligence analysis and support for the platform acquisition and related add-on acquisitions of Eureka’s portfolio companies Creative Co-Op, West Academic Publishing and Jansy Packaging. Brendan received a BS in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University’s Schreyer Honors College.
“We are extremely pleased to recognize Jonathan Chou’s contributions over the last several years to Eureka’s successful investments and exits and his continued contributions to our current portfolio companies with his well-deserved promotion to Partner,” said Chris Hanssens, Managing Partner of Eureka Equity Partners. “We look forward to Jonathan’s continued contributions to the success of the firm, our portfolio companies and ultimately to superior returns for our Limited Partners. We also congratulate Lisa and Brendan on their promotions earned through meaningful contributions towards closing transactions and supporting our management teams in driving the value at our portfolio companies that is the foundation of our investing strategy.”
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 industrials 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.