SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peterson Partners today announced the addition of Matthew Day, former managing partner at Black Opal Equity, LLC, as a principal on its investment team.
In this position, Day will play an instrumental role in identifying sound investments that enhance the company’s portfolio. Day will also work with portfolio company management teams to accelerate growth.
Day has more than a decade of professional experience in finance and capital investments. Prior to spending nearly four years at Black Opal Equity, Day served as vice president at Macquarie Capital Advisors – both in Sydney, Australia and New York – where he completed investments in the healthcare, industrial, infrastructure and utilities sectors.
“Our investment team really sets the pace for success, and Matt will be an incredible addition,” said Dan Peterson, managing partner of Peterson Partners. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding capital investments, and he has a wonderful ability to discern hidden investment opportunities.”
“I have long had a great admiration for the work being done at Peterson Partners, and I am thrilled to be joining such an outstanding team,” said Day. “I really connect with the Peterson Partners approach of building solid relationships with the portfolio companies, and I am excited to dive in and begin strengthening those bonds.”
About Peterson Partners
Peterson Partners, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the Intermountain West’s most successful private equity firms. Specializing in small to mid-sized companies, Peterson Partners has a track record of successful investments including JetBlue, Making Memories, EnergySolutions, 3form, Cranium, Instashred, Winder Farms and Diamond Rental. Founded in 1995, Peterson Partners has managed over $500 million in committed capital through eight funds. For more information, visit www.petersonpartnerslp.com.