Strait Lane Capital Partners, LLC (“Strait Lane”), a Dallas-based private investment firm, today announced the addition of Kevin Roberts as Principal with the Strait Lane team.
Kevin Roberts joins Strait Lane from Fidelitas Capital Partners, where he served as Managing Director. With nearly 20 years of experience as a private equity investor, Roberts has led or participated on teams that have made 39 equity investments in transactions representing aggregate enterprise value of $770 million. Roberts previously has held investment roles with Trinity Hunt Partners, Hunt Capital Group and Cotton Creek Capital, as well as an operating role as interim Chief Financial Officer with a healthcare services company. Roberts holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Oklahoma State University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School.
“We are extremely pleased to be adding Kevin to our team,” said Mark King, Chairman of Strait Lane. “The depth and breadth of his investing and industry experience are a tremendous complement to Strait Lane’s strategy of being a growth-oriented equity partner to entrepreneur or family-owned companies in the lower middle market.”
Among other responsibilities, Roberts will assume a lead role in expanding Strait Lane’s deal sourcing activity and relationships. Warren Edwards, Strait Lane’s President and Managing Partner commented, “Adding a professional of Kevin’s caliber to our team is a direct result of the success of Strait Lane’s investment strategy and demonstrates our firm’s commitment to address a greater volume of investment opportunity.”
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