NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Firmament Group (“Firmament”), a leading provider of tailored debt and equity capital solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the promotion of three key team members: Brian Peters, Pierre Strome and Green Campbell – within the company.
Brian Peters, who joined Firmament as a partner in May 2017, was promoted to vice president. Mr. Peters has played a key role in Firmament’s investments in Condata Global, Zebra Environmental & Industrial Services and Destination Pet, among others. Prior to joining Firmament, Mr. Peters focused on transportation, logistics and infrastructure at Stifel Nicolaus and Fortress Investment Group. Mr. Peters holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Johns Hopkins Universitywhere he graduated with honors in 2012 and served as captain of the varsity football team.
Pierre Strome, who joined Firmament as an Associate in August 2016, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Mr. Strome has played a significant role in Firmament’s investments in Denali Water Solutions, Vision Integrated Partners and The Legacy Companies, and has also contributed significantly to the firm’s portfolio monitoring and capital formation functions. Prior to joining Firmament, Mr. Strome worked in the Diversified Industrials group at Stifel Nicolaus, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and other strategic corporate advisory initiatives. of the middle market. Mr. Strome holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Johns Hopkins Universitywhere he graduated in 2013 with honors.
Green Campbell, who joined Firmament as an analyst in November 2017, has been promoted to partner. Mr. Campbell was instrumental in Firmament’s investments in Wastewater Specialties and GTG Technology Group, among others. Prior to joining Firmament, Mr. Campbell served as Vice President of Southern ICEE Distributors, a regional beverage distribution and service provider in the Southeastern United States. After leading the sale of the business, Mr. Campbell worked as a transition manager for Buyer, a subsidiary of J&J Snack Foods. Mr. Campbell received his BA from Yale University in 2015, where he majored in economics and played college baseball. Mr. Campbell also studied economic policy at The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Founders of the Firmament Christopher Smith and Franklin McLarty said, “We are extremely proud to announce the promotions of Brian, Pete and Green. Through their hard work and determination, these investment professionals have demonstrated that they are ready for the next stage of their careers, where we believe they will continue to serve as an integral part of the future of our organization.”
About Firmament Group
Created in 2012, the Firmament Group (www.thefirmamentgroup.com), formerly known as McLarty Capital Partners, provides tailored debt capital and equity solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Firmament is a value-added partner for entrepreneurs, management teams and business owners and delivers solutions by deploying versatile capital in a user-friendly way. Firmament seeks both senior and junior debt capital opportunities, including unitranche, second lien and mezzanine loans, and also provides equity structured in preferred or common stock. Firmament is focused on transforming small businesses into big businesses.
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