Mitre Peak Capital Grows Investment Professional Team with Addition of Vice President

February 6, 2023

Southlake, Texas

Mitre Peak Capital (“Mitre Peak”) is pleased to announce the addition of Ben Kerley, Vice President, to the Mitre Peak team.

Prior to joining Mitre Peak, Ben was a Senior Associate at Main Street Capital, a Houston-based principal investment firm with over $6 billion in assets under management. While at Main Street, Ben was responsible for evaluating new investment opportunities and supporting management teams across a diverse portfolio of lower middle-market companies.

Before joining Main Street, Ben was an Associate at Edge Natural Resources, a Dallas-based energy private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. While at Edge Natural Resources, Ben was responsible for new deal diligence and managing several portfolio companies across the energy value chain.

Ben began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Barclays Capital.

“We are fortunate to attract another exceptional talent to Mitre Peak. Ben brings an impressive skillset and team-first mentality that will increase our capacity to drive operational improvement initiatives within the portfolio and pursue new investment opportunities,” commented Dan Lenahan, Managing Partner of Mitre Peak Capital.

About Mitre Peak

Mitre Peak Capital, a private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas, invests in lower middle-market companies with defensible core businesses and the potential for significant value creation through the achievement of strategic and operational objectives.

The Mitre Peak team is comprised of experienced investment professionals with 30+ years of principal investing experience in 25+ lower middle-market transactions representing over $1 billion of total enterprise value of closed deals across our firm’s target industries and business models. We are entrepreneurs with a passion for finding growth opportunities and creating value. We combine low-ego, team-first attitudes with diverse skillsets obtained from our experience in principal investing, investment banking, strategic consulting, and military leadership.

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