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Turnspire Capital Partners Announces Launch of Executive Operator Network

New York, NY – Turnspire Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Simon Jones has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. Simon will lead and expand the Turnspire Executive Operator Network.

Simon Jones is an experienced leader and operations professional with an engineering background and wide international experience as a Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director. Simon is currently Executive Chairman of One Discovery, Inc., and was previously Chairman and CEO of 3SI Security Systems. He delivers actionable strategic advice at the highest level of corporations and is experienced in private investments.

Simon and the rest of the Turnspire team will work to grow our community of executives possessing strong leadership experience, domain expertise and market insights. Turnspire’s executive operators are integral to the firm’s unique ability to find solutions to the toughest business transformation challenges.

“The network of executives that we are continuing to build is a key part of our 'special situations solutions’ capability” said Turnspire Managing Partner Ilya Koffman. “Simon has the ideal experience to lead this initiative. We are excited to work with Simon and with other talented executives to execute challenging and complex transactions that present compelling investment opportunities.”

Simon Jones added, “I am very pleased to join Turnspire and to play such an integral role in the execution of its investment strategy. Turnspire deals are always operationally intensive and we are looking for talented and experienced executives who share our vision and ’roll up our sleeves’ approach. There will be plentiful opportunities for these executives to participate in all stages of the investment life cycle, and to share in the economic benefits of the value we create together.”

About Turnspire Capital Partners Turnspire Capital Partners invests in high-quality businesses that have reached strategic, financial or operational inflection points and stand to benefit from our hands-on, operationally focused approach. Turnspire’s investment philosophy is predicated on creating value through operational improvements rather than through financial leverage. Turnspire strives to make each of its companies best-in-class in their respective industry niche, and then to grow the businesses through organic initiatives or strategic acquisitions.

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