DFW Capital Partners announced today that Marc Roston has joined the firm as its ninth Operating Partner, and will help focus the firm’s investment activities in an around the insurance industry.
Marc’s expertise in the intersection of capital markets and insurance products will add in-house depth to DFW’s efforts to identify and invest in companies in the MGA, carrier services and distribution markets for insurance products. Marc has joined the Boards of Vantage Insurance Partners and ReSource Pro, DFW’s two existing insurance-related platform companies.
Since 2009, Marc has advised financial institutions large and small on a diverse range of investment activities, with a particular emphasis on hedge funds, private equity and insurance related investments. From 2004 to 2008, Marc was a Managing Director at Silver Creek Capital Management, a $7 billion alternative investment firm based in Seattle, WA. While at Silver Creek, Marc held many roles, including chair of the investment committee, head of risk management and portfolio manager of a financial services private equity pool. He served as a director of several portfolio companies.
Previously, Marc served as Investment Manager at MIO Partners, the investment subsidiary of McKinsey & Company. At MIO, he led the equity investment team, developed numerous special situations investments, and designed novel products and asset allocation strategies for various retirement plans. Marc began his career in quantitative research and long/short equity portfolio management at J.P. Morgan.
Marc holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Marc is currently a Research Fellow and the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University.
About DFW Capital Partners
DFW Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies. The firm concentrates on service companies, with an emphasis on healthcare and outsourced business and industrial support services. DFW is backed by both institutional and high-net worth individual investors, and has established a 20+ year track record of success in both building leading companies, and recognizing excellent returns for its investors. DFW is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ, and maintains an office in Washington, D.C. For more information contact Keith Pennell, Managing Partner, at (201) 836-6000.