Cleveland, Ohio: Cyprium Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Nicholas Stone to Principal. Mr. Stone is based in Cyprium’s Chicago office. The promotion is in recognition of the exemplary work by Mr. Stone as a leader of the firm’s investment activities. He will continue to play a significant role in Cyprium’s continued growth as well as investing the firm’s current $460 million non-control focused fund, Cyprium Investors IV.
Mr. Stone was a member of the investment team previously known as Key Principal Partners (KPP) that became Cyprium in 2011. Before joining KPP in 2007, he worked at Northlight Capital, a private equity firm that focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts, where he served as a Vice President responsible for developing proprietary acquisition opportunities, transaction execution and managing operational projects at the portfolio level. Prior to his direct investing experience, Mr. Stone was a Director at U.S. Capital, a boutique middlemarket M&A advisory practice after beginning his career as a Financial Analyst at NASA – Johnson Space Center. Mr. Stone received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.B.A. in International Business from Wichita State University.
“Cyprium is honored to announce the promotion of Nick Stone,” said Mike Conaton, a Managing Partner at Cyprium. “Nick is a tireless professional who has made a myriad of contributions as a valued member of our investment team. We are thankful for his hard work and happy for his success. We look forward to Nick’s continued contribution as we invest Cyprium Investors IV.”
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Cyprium Partners is a private equity firm focused on non-control (minority ownership) investments. Cyprium utilizes a combination of subordinated debt, preferred stock, and/or common stock to enable privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, and management teams to achieve their financial and strategic objectives. With offices in Cleveland, New York, and Chicago, the firm invests $10 million to $60 million per transaction in U.S. and Canadian companies with $8 million or more of EBITDA. Learn more about Cyprium Partners at: www.cyprium.com.