Text Wrap Image HolderIncline Equity Partners (“Incline”), a Pittsburgh-based lower middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Rick Soukup has joined the firm as an Associate.  In his new role, Rick is responsible for evaluating, analyzing and monitoring investments made by the firm.

Prior to joining Incline, he was the Manager of Global Business Development at L.B. Foster Company where he helped lead M&A activities.  Before that, Rick was an engagement manager with The Avascent Group where he provided strategic planning and due diligence services to leading financial sponsors and Fortune 500 firms in aerospace, defense, government services and other highly regulated markets.

Rick received a B.S.B.A. from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.

About Incline Equity Partners:
Incline Equity Partners, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a private equity firm focused on making investments in lower middle-market growth companies, focusing on companies with enterprise values of $30MM to $125MM across a variety of industry sectors including value-added distribution, specialized light manufacturing and business and industrial services. Typical investment types are management buyouts, ownership transitions for privately held businesses and corporate divestitures. Incline Equity Partners has experience with investing, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, leveraged buyouts and growth capital.

Incline Management Corporation (“IMC”) is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended.  Registration as an investment adviser does not imply a certain level of skill or training.  IMC provides investment advisory services only to privately offered funds.  IMC does not solicit or make its services available to the public or other advisory clients.  This press release is intended solely to provide information regarding Incline’s potential capabilities for prospective portfolio companies, and is not an offer to sell to any person, or a solicitation from any person of an offer to buy, any securities.  The statements contained herein are not statements of any IMC client fund or investor and do not describe any experience with or endorsement of IMC as an investment adviser by any such client or investor.