Cyprium Welcomes Brad Bennett and Michael Kitts to the Investment Team
Cyprium Partners, a private equity firm that makes non-control investments in profitable middle-market companies, is pleased to announce the addition of two new Associates to the Cleveland office, Brad Bennett and Michael Kitts. “We are excited that Brad and Michael have decided to join the Cyprium team,” said Dan Kessler, Partner at Cyprium. “Both are talented individuals with great experience that will immediately contribute to the firm’s capabilities and culture.”
Brad Bennett was previously a manager in the Transaction Advisory Services group of RSM US, LLP, where he focused on buy-side and sell-side due diligence for middle-market mergers and acquisitions. Earlier in his career, Brad worked for KPMG, LLP as an external auditor, where he executed audits of financial statements for a Fortune 100 company. Brad received his Masters of Accounting from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and graduated cum laude with a BA in business management from Wittenberg University. Contact Brad
Michael Kitts is returning to Cyprium, where he started as an intern in 2016 while attending Aurora University. After graduation, Michael joined Stephens as a member of the Investment Banking Analyst program and was later promoted to the role of Associate in the Financial Institutions Group. During his four years at Stephens, Michael advised banks and other financial institutions throughout the United States on a variety of M&A and capital markets transactions. Michael graduated summa cum laude with a BS in finance from Aurora University, where he was also a member of the NCAA hockey and tennis teams. Contact Michael
About Cyprium Partners
Cyprium Partners is a private equity and mezzanine firm focused on non-controlling investments in profitable middle-market companies, allowing company owners and their management teams to retain a controlling interest in their businesses. Cyprium provides common equity, preferred stock, subordinated debt, or any combination thereof, offering flexibility and increasing the certainty of close. With offices in Cleveland, New York, and Chicago, the firm invests $10 million to $60 million per transaction in U.S. and Canadian companies with $8 million or more of EBITDA. Since 1998 our team has invested $1.8 billion in 97 companies headquartered throughout North America.