December 28, 2014

Juan Marcos Hill Promoted to Partner

Castanea Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in branded consumer products and services, announced today that Juan Marcos Hill has been promoted to Partner. Juan Marcos first joined Castanea as an associate in 2002.

Brian Knez, a Managing Partner of Castanea, said, “Juan Marcos has been with Castanea since its inception and is a highly regarded member of our team. Over the years, he developed into an experienced private equity professional and we’re very excited to have him as a partner. Juan Marcos is involved in all aspects of middle market investing and has worked closely with many of Castanea’s portfolio companies.”

Prior to joining Castanea, Juan Marcos was with Bain & Company where he served clients in the consumer products, manufacturing, distribution, and telecommunications industries. Juan Marcos holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering, with highest honors, from Georgia Tech.

About Castanea

Castanea is a private equity firm that works in partnership with founders and management teams of innovative passion brands to grow their businesses through a combination of capital investment and operating expertise. We are focused on select consumer verticals including beauty, food and beverage, multi-unit services, and enthusiast lifestyle. We typically invest between $15 to $150 million of equity in minority or majority transactions. Our team of talented operating executives offers critical expertise in key verticals and functional areas, and provides our partner companies with strategic and tactical support. Castanea has more than $1 billion in assets under management and is currently investing from a $735 million fourth fund. For more information about Castanea Partners read our story.

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