SOUTHLAKE, Texas – April 9, 2020 – Insight Equity Holdings LLC, a leading middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce Eliot Kerlin’s promotion to serve as one of the Managing Partners at Insight Equity Management Company LLC. He will also continue to serve as its Chief Structuring Officer.
Eliot joined Insight Equity in 2005 and brings more than 20 years of private equity investing and corporate finance experience to the team. His responsibilities include sourcing and structuring investments as well as leading Insight Equity’s ongoing oversight and value creation efforts at several portfolio companies. During his time with Insight Equity, Eliot has led numerous acquisitions and financings in the United States, as well as Canada, Mexico, Australia, Sweden, and Norway.
“For over 15 years, Eliot has been a significant contributor to our team and our history here at Insight Equity,” commented Ted Beneski, CEO & Managing Partner of Insight Equity. “During that time, Insight Equity has raised multiple private equity funds, and successfully acquired, operated and sold many portfolio companies across a wide range of industries. Please join us in congratulating Eliot!”
Eliot graduated with honors from Texas A&M University where he received a BBA in Finance, and completed his MBA at Harvard Business School, where he graduated with Distinction.
Insight Equity makes controlling investments in strategically viable, middle market, asset intensive companies across a wide range of industries. Insight Equity specializes in partnering with companies in complex and challenging situations, including corporate divestitures, aggressive growth opportunities, restructurings, and transitions from private family ownership. The firm leverages a proven, collaborative value creation model to facilitate operating enhancements and growth. Insight Equity’s headquarters is located near the Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport in Southlake, Texas. The firm also has an office in New York City.