CenterGate Capital, L.P., the lower middle market private equity investor, announced the appointment of another senior member to its investment team. Tim Liu will immediately take up the role of Principal, balancing business development, execution of new investments, and portfolio company management.
Liu brings with him substantial experience from Platinum Equity where he was a Vice President involved in numerous investments across the healthcare, defense services, and business services markets. Prior to his five years with Platinum, Liu spent time with Brentwood Associates, H.I.G. Capital and Morgan Stanley. Liu first worked together with CenterGate Managing Directors Tiffany Kosch and Stenning Schueppert when they were all at H.I.G. Capital. He earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Tiffany Kosch, Managing Director commented “We are delighted to welcome Tim to CenterGate. His skillset, experience and integrity are a great addition to CenterGate’s top caliber team. He brings a depth of experience as well as both the aptitude and attitude to drive successful investments.”
Liu noted, “I am excited to work with Tiffany and Stenning again. CenterGate is a terrific platform with a differentiated strategy that is well positioned for long term success.”
About CenterGate Capital
CenterGate Capital is an Austin, Texas private equity firm that approaches its lower middle market investments with a hands-on intensive partnership which helps drive material operational and cash flow improvements. Target companies generally have revenues up to $250 million and focus on manufacturing, consumer goods, or business and industrial services.