MIAMI, FL – (August 31, 2017) Boyne Capital Partners (“Boyne”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Wardlaw as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Wardlaw will lead the firm’s Business Development group, and he will focus on identifying investment opportunities. Mr. Wardlaw brings significant experience in private equity deal sourcing, origination and business development. Previously, he served as a Manager of Business Development with HIG Capital, where he worked in the London and Miami offices.
Derek McDowell, Managing Partner of Boyne Capital, commented, “We are excited to have Derek join the Boyne Capital team. His level of experience enables us to better integrate business development into our investment team as he can provide real time feedback to our referral network.”
“Boyne Capital has such a unique value proposition,” said Mr. Wardlaw. “The approach to partnering with quality management teams and working with them to create high-growth platform companies has made Boyne Capital quite successful. I am eager to help contribute to the firm’s success and as I help identify unique and proprietary dealflow.”
Mr. Wardlaw graduated from Samford University with a B.S. in Mathematics and holds an M.B.A. from The George Washington University.
Boyne Capital targets US and Canadian based investments in the lower middle market sector, specifically companies with revenues of less than $100 million and with EBITDA of $2 to $10 million. Boyne is a Florida-based private equity firm with $126 million of total capital commitments focused on investments in lower middle market companies.
Founded in 2006, Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. Beyond financial resources, Boyne provides industry and operational expertise to its portfolio companies and partners with management to drive company performance and growth. We specialize in providing the capital necessary to fund corporate growth and facilitate owners’ and shareholders’ partial or complete exit. Approximately 50% of our transactions have been recapitalizations of owner operated businesses with the remainder being corporate divestitures, restructurings or special situation opportunities.