Abel is a private equity and special situations investor with over 13 years of investing experience. Abel serves on the Board of Managers of Turnspire portfolio companies Crane Carrier Company and MPI Products.
Prior to joining Turnspire Abel co-founded Montserrat Capital Management, a value-oriented investment partnership focused on event-driven and special situations opportunities.
Prior to Montserrat, he was a Vice President at Battery Ventures, a venture capital and private equity firm with over $7 billion assets under management. At Battery, Abel sourced, structured and led the execution of leveraged buyouts in North America and Europe in the industrial and technology sectors.
Abel started his career in private equity as an Associate at H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management, after spending several years as an investment banker at Thomas Weisel Partners advising middle-market companies on M&A transactions, capital raises and other strategic initiatives.
Abel has an MBA with honors from The Wharton School and a BA from New York University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.