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Wilton, CT – December 2013. Saugatuck Capital Company (“Saugatuck”) is pleased to announce that Joe Solari has joined as a Partner and Managing Director. Mr. Solari will be responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing investments for Saugatuck.

Prior to joining Saugatuck, Mr. Solari spent four years as a Managing Director at Metropolitan Equity Partners investing both debt and equity in lower middle-market private companies. Over the past decade he has also helped manage the assets and investments of G*Ventures Management, a closely held concern with interests including real estate and energy assets. During this time Mr. Solari also led the direct private company and asset investments for several related families with G*Investments. Over the course of his career, he has served in corporate and business development roles with a range of companies from early-stage to Fortune 100 businesses, including corporation and CRH, plc. He began his career as a First Scholar with First Chicago Bank.

Mr. Solari graduated with a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Founded in 1982, Saugatuck Capital Company is a long-established private investment firm committed to leveraged recapitalizations, buyouts, and growth equity investments in the lower, middle market. Sourcing investment opportunities through its well-established network, Saugatuck invests in service-intensive businesses demonstrating a proven ability to generate stable, growing cash flows where it has the requisite experience to drive accelerated portfolio company performance. For over three decades, the Firm has been dedicated to the philosophy of hands-on value creation in which exceptional management teams, in partnership with Saugatuck’s capital and expertise, build companies of outstanding value.