Denver, CO – Platte River Equity announced today the promotion of Mark A. Brown to Managing Director of the firm.
Mark joined Platte River in 2011 and focuses on the firm’s investments in industrial and energy products and services companies. He is a director of several Platte River portfolio companies, including In-Place Machining Company, Huskie Tools, Wildcat Minerals and First River Energy. Prior to joining Platte River, Mark was a Vice President at Code Hennessy & Simmons and an investment banking analyst with Citigroup.
Mark holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a CFA charter holder.
About Platte River Equity
Based in Denver, Colorado, Platte River Equity is a private equity firm focused on equity investments from $20 million to $80 million in lower middle market operating companies with enterprise values generally between $40 million and $250 million. The firm invests in four targeted industry sectors where it has deep operating and investing experience, including Aerospace & Transportation; Energy & Power; Agriculture & Chemicals, and Metals & Minerals. Platte River has raised funds with committed capital in excess of $700 million.