NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trilantic North America, a leading private equity firm, today announced the promotion of Grant Palmer to Partner, adding to the firm’s strong team of senior leadership which now consists of 11 partners.
Mr. Palmer has been part of the firm since its inception in 2009 and focuses primarily on investments in the consumer sector, having played a key strategic role in recent transactions such as Traeger Pellet Grills LLC and OrthoLite Holdings LLC. He currently serves as a director of OrthoLite Holdings LLC and Sunrise Strategic Partners and was previously a director of Traeger Pellet Grills LLC, a director of Implus Corporation and an observer on the board of SRAM LLC.
“Grant is an exceptional leader at Trilantic North America and has played an instrumental role in the success of our portfolio through a number of middle market transactions, including our recent investment in OrthoLite and recapitalization of Traeger Grills,” said Charlie Ayres, Chairman and Managing Partner of Trilantic North America. “He is a capable and trusted member of the team and has earned the respect of our investors and portfolio company management teams alike. We are pleased to recognize his significant contributions and hard work.”
Prior to joining Trilantic North America in 2009, Mr. Palmer was an Associate at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking (LBMB) and previously worked in Lehman Brothers’ Global Mergers and Acquisitions investment banking practice. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and B.A. in Economics and History from Duke University.
About Trilantic North America
Trilantic Capital Management L.P. (“Trilantic North America”) is a private equity firm focused on control and significant minority investments in North America. Trilantic North America’s primary investment focus is in the business services, consumer and energy sectors. Trilantic North America currently manages six private equity fund families with aggregate capital commitments of $7.3 billion. For more information, visit www.trilanticnorthamerica.com.