New York – June 23, 2016 – SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and healthcare sectors, announced today the promotion of three of its investment professionals.
Stephen d’Incelli has been promoted to Principal after joining SK Capital as a Vice President in 2015. Prior to SK Capital, Mr. d’Incelli was a Vice President at Sun Capital Partners for eight years where he led a variety of portfolio activities including divestitures, asset sales, debt refinancings and recapitalizations, and had active board-level responsibilities for several of Sun Capital’s portfolio companies across the diversified industrials, healthcare and consumer retail sectors. Before joining Sun Capital, Mr. d’Incelli worked in the Global Leverage Finance group at Lehman Brothers. Mr. d’Incelli earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University.
In addition, Jared Kramer was promoted to Senior Associate. Prior to joining SK Capital in 2012, Mr. Kramer worked in the Global Industrials and Aerospace & Defense Groups of Houlihan Lokey. Mr. Kramer graduated cum laude with a BSBA in Finance and Management from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The firm also announced the promotion of Jay Taunk, who joined the firm in 2015, to Senior Associate. He previously worked at Vestar Capital Partners, where he focused on leveraged buyout transactions across multiple industries, and in the Healthcare Group of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Taunk earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
“People are our most important asset in creating transformational value in our investments. Steve, Jared and Jay have made meaningful contributions in analyzing and structuring investments as well as working with the management teams of our portfolio companies to execute value generating initiatives. We are very pleased to recognize them with these well-deserved promotions,” said Barry Siadat, Managing Director of SK Capital.
About SK Capital
SK Capital is a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and healthcare sectors. The firm builds strong and growing businesses that generate substantial long-term value for our investors. SK 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. The firm currently has more than $1.5 billion of third party capital under management. For more information, please visit www.skcapitalpartners.com.