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02/25/2021 | Announcement
Ironwood Capital Welcomes Nihar Patel as Associate

AVON, CONNECTICUT, February 25, 2021 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Nihar Patel has joined the firm as an associate. Nihar is responsible for reviewing new investment opportunities, conducting company and industry research, performing financial modeling and due diligence, and developing investment committee presentations. Nihar also supports business development and portfolio management.


We are delighted to welcome Nihar aboard,” said Carolyn Galiette, president and chief investment officer at Ironwood Capital. “His energy, prior experience and educational focus are a great fit for his role at Ironwood.”

Prior to joining Ironwood in 2021, Nihar worked as an investment banking analyst with PNC’s Debt Capital Markets group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Nihar graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2018 with B.S. degrees in Mathematics-Economics and Business Administration, concentrating in finance and information systems. He has passed all three levels of the CFA exam. A native of Philadelphia, Nihar passionately follows Philadelphia sports. He also enjoys fitness, music and travel in his free time.

About Ironwood Capital
Ironwood Capital is a Connecticut-based private equity firm that provides non-control growth capital to middle market companies. Its debt-oriented, national platform has invested more than $900 million in over 95 companies since 2001. Ironwood currently invests in the form of subordinated debt and minority equity in amounts ranging from $8 million to $25 million to support business owners and financial sponsors in growth financings, full and partial recapitalizations, generational transitions and buyouts. For more information, please visit https://ironwoodcap.com/.

Carolyn C. Galiette
President and Chief Investment Officer
Ironwood Capital
(860) 409-2105

Kathy Butler
Director of Marketing and Communications
Ironwood Capital
(860) 409-2117