GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced the promotions of Gentry Klein and Brian Michaud to Managing Director.
“We are proud of the high-caliber team we have built at Littlejohn and these promotions recognize individuals whose expertise contributes to the success of the firm, our portfolio companies, and our investors,” said Michael Klein, Chief Executive Officer of Littlejohn. “Gentry and Brian both joined Littlejohn in 2007 and have distinguished themselves as respected leaders and proven investment professionals. They embody the qualities we seek in our employees and we look forward to their future contributions.”
Brian Michaud, a member of the Private Equity team, played significant roles in the recent acquisitions of Strategic Materials, Alliance Ground International, and Total Safety. In addition to the newer acquisitions he also serves on the Board of Directors of PSC Industrial Holdings Corp and Stallion Oilfield Services. Gentry Klein, a member of the Special Situations team, has been instrumental in identifying and sourcing numerous investment opportunities. He has also been an integral member of many of the team’s debt for equity restructurings. Gentry’s most recent restructuring facilitated our gaining control of Total Safety, whose board he currently serves on.
About Littlejohn & Co., LLC
Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle market companies. With over $5 billion under management, the Firm seeks to create long-term value for its investors and build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. For more information about Littlejohn, visit http://www.littlejohnllc.com.