Dallas, Texas – June 16, 2014– Cotton Creek Capital, a Texas-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Anil Ali to Senior Associate. Cotton Creek Capital is currently investing its latest fund, Cotton Creek Capital Partners II, L.P., which recently closed with approximately $160 million in capital commitments.
Mr. Ali joined Cotton Creek Capital in 2012 and is responsible for evaluation and execution of investment opportunities and has been particularly involved in the execution of operational initiatives with several of Cotton Creek's portfolio companies. Prior to joining Cotton Creek, Mr. Ali was with Harris Williams & Co., an investment bank specializing in middle-market M&A advisory services. While at Harris Williams, Mr. Ali worked on a broad range of industries and focused on M&A transactions and minority private placements. Prior to joining Harris Williams, Mr. Ali began his career at Robert W. Baird & Co. as an Equity Research Analyst. Mr. Ali earned his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and International Business from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Cotton Creek Capital is a Texas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial, specialty chemical, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million through transactions ranging from buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds, and corporate divestitures. Cotton Creek Capital has offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin and is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years. For further information, visit Cotton Creek's website at www.cottoncreekcapital.com.
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