INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HKW, an Indianapolis-based middle-market private equity firm, is announcing today Michael Terrell’s promotion to Vice President, effective immediately. Mr. Terrell joined HKW in 2018 as an associate working on the Financial Analysis team collaborating with transactions, operations, and investor relations teams. His responsibilities include evaluating new investment opportunities, due diligence oversight, growth initiatives for portfolio companies, and execution of platform and add-on transactions.
“As HKW continues to evolve, we are pleased to identify talented, hardworking individuals who will be part of our future,” said Ted Kramer, President & CEO at HKW. “We believe that Michael’s skillset and work ethic are valuable to HKW. I look forward to watching his continued growth with our firm.”
Prior to joining HKW, Mr. Terrell worked at Brown Gibbons Lang & Company in Chicago, where he gained substantial experience working on middle-market deals. He earned an MBA, JD, and BS in Business from Indiana University and while in school, interned at HKW. He currently serves on the board of directors for several HKW portfolio companies, including Brant InStore, TRSB, and Urban Armor Gear.
“Michael is a stand-out, especially when creativity is necessary for challenging or unique portfolio company add-ons,” said Luke Phenicie, Lead Transaction Partner at HKW. “His thoughtful and methodical approach when supporting our portfolio companies has helped them achieve strategic initiatives and growth; we are excited to recognize his accomplishments.”
HKW is a middle-market private equity firm investing in companies with talented management teams in the US and Canada. HKW targets companies in the Business Services, Health & Wellness, and Technology sectors. Since 1982, HKW has sponsored 64 platform transactions of lower middle-market companies throughout North America, as well as 71 add-on acquisitions. For more information on HKW, please visit hkwinc.com.