TURNSPIRE EXPANDS SENIOR INVESTMENT TEAM WITH ADDITION OF LUTHER GATEWOOD AS PRINCIPAL
New York, NY – Turnspire Capital Partners (“Turnspire”) announced today that Luther Gatewood has joined its investment team as a Principal.
Luther joins Turnspire from Athyrium Capital Partners where he was a Principal and played a leadership role in all aspects of the investment process, including origination, due diligence and structuring, in addition to driving portfolio company value enhancement. Prior to Athyrium, he was an investment analyst at Q Investments and at Elliott Management. Earlier in his career, Luther was an associate at Apax Partners and an analyst at Morgan Stanley.
Abel S. Osorio, Partner of Turnspire, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Luther to Turnspire. His superb investment acumen, complex transaction experience, intellectual curiosity, and entrepreneurial drive make him a perfect addition to our team. As our firm continues to grow, Luther will play an integral role in our investment process and will enhance our ability to support our growing portfolio.”
"I'm honored to join the Turnspire team, and I look forward to working to help continue the firm’s excellence in complex middle-market situations," Luther said. "Turnspire is an exceptional platform to capitalize on the compelling investment opportunities we expect to continue seeing in our markets."
Luther received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was selected as a Toigo Fellow and honored as an Arjay Miller Scholar, and an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
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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Gasthalter & Co.