Cotton Creek Capital Announces a New Addition to the Investment Team
Austin, Texas – April 14, 2016 – Cotton Creek Capital (“Cotton Creek”)is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Gault to the firm. Based in Austin, Mr. Gault will serve as Director of Operations at Cotton Creek’s portfolio company, Sterling Foods. In this capacity, Mr. Gault will be responsible for the operational performance at Sterling's facilities in San Antonio, Texas, Union City, California, and Azusa, California. Upon completion of his role at Sterling, Mr. Gault will rejoin the investment team at Cotton Creek. "Josh is a tremendous asset for Cotton Creek and Sterling," stated Managing Director, Antonio J. DiGesualdo. "His active involvement with Sterling will be integral in the successful execution of our operational initiatives at the Company and performance of the investment."
Prior to joining Cotton Creek Capital, Mr. Gault was a Principal with a middle market private equity firm where he helped close a wide variety of platform and add-on acquisitions and served on the board of several portfolio companies. Previously, he worked in investment banking with Lehman Brothers, based in New York, New York, as a member of the firm’s Global Financial Sponsors Group where he worked extensively with sponsors in the consumer, retail, industrial, media and healthcare industries.”
Mr. Gault graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Dartmouth College and also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
About Cotton Creek Capital
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 in transactions ranging from buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds to 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.