Sverica Capital Management, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm focused on the lower middle market, announced today the promotions of Ryan Harstad and Gregg Osenkowski to Partner effective immediately.

David Finley, Managing Partner, noted, “These promotions reflect the many years of dedication and hard work that Greg and Ryan have contributed to our firm and portfolio companies.”

“We are very excited to welcome Gregg and Ryan into our partnership,” added Jordan Richards, Managing Partner. “Their deep industry domain expertise resonates with entrepreneurs helping them execute on various growth strategies and drive value for our investors.”

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Frank Young, Managing Partner, also commented, “We expect that Gregg and Ryan will continue to help us find new attractive investment opportunities. They will be an important part of our growth as we look to invest our latest fund.”

Ryan Harstad joined the Sverica San Francisco office in 2011 and has over eleven years of private equity experience. He focuses on sourcing and evaluating new investments, transaction execution, and portfolio company operations for technology, technology services and software companies. He graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University and earned an MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as a Board Member at 7Summits, iWave Information Systems, Stream Companies and Synoptek.

Gregg Osenkowski joined Sverica’s Boston office in 2006 and focuses on sourcing and managing healthcare investments. With thirteen years of private equity experience, Gregg is a summa cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, where he earned a dual degree in finance and economics. He also holds a graduate degree in economics from New York University. He currently sits on the Board of Women’s Health USA, Med First Intermediate & Family Care, Gener8, and is a Board Observer of Resonetics.

About Sverica Capital Management

Sverica Capital Management is a leading growth oriented private equity firm that has raised over $1.1 billion across five funds. The firm acquires, invests in and actively builds companies that are, or could become, leaders in their industries. Since inception, Sverica has followed a “business builder” approach to investing and takes an active supporting role in its portfolio companies. Sverica devotes significant internal time and resources to help its management teams develop and execute growth strategies and will proactively look for levers to pull to accelerate growth by reinvesting back into those companies. Sverica firmly believes in building businesses collaboratively that will endure for the long term by starting with a strong foundation and bringing the right people and playbook to drive reinvestment and ultimately strong returns for our investors.

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