• May 20, 2019
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NEW YORK, May 20, 2019 – SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, announced today that Ben Dillon has joined the firm as a Managing Director focused on investor relations and fundraising. Mr. Dillon will work closely with Jim Marden, a longtime partner that led the investor relations function and fundraising for SK Capital’s three previous institutional funds, who will be transitioning his responsibilities over the balance of 2019.

Prior to joining SK Capital, Mr. Dillon was a Managing Director at Partners Group. He spent 12 years as a member of Partners Group’s Client Solutions team based in the firm’s New York office.  During his tenure, he oversaw institutional investor relationships for the firm’s investment funds, separate accounts and co-investments.  Mr. Dillon holds a BS in Business Administration from Babson College and an MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago.

Barry Siadat, Co-founder and Managing Director at SK Capital, said, “We are thrilled to have Ben join our team. He has extensive experience serving sophisticated global investors and will provide strong leadership in our mission to serve our investor base with best-in-class service and support.” 

Jamshid Keynejad, Co-founder and Managing Director at SK Capital, added, “Jim has made important contributions to SK’s growth and development, including leading fundraising efforts for the Firm’s approximately $4.6 billion in assets under management.  We are highly appreciative of his partnership and leadership over the past decade, and he’ll always remain part of the SK family.”

About SK Capital

SK Capital is a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors. The firm seeks to build strong and growing businesses that create substantial long-term value. SK Capital utilizes its industry, operating and investment experience to identify opportunities to transform businesses into higher performing organizations with improved strategic positioning, growth and profitability as well as lower operating risk. For more information, please visit www.skcapitalpartners.com.


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