LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2021 – Charger Investment Partners, a middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that Aaron Figura has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Figura will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and leading investments, as well as supporting the portfolio and contributing to the firm’s strategic direction.
Mr. Figura has over 15 years of M&A experience and was most recently a Principal at OpenGate Capital, where he led investments primarily within the industrial manufacturing and services sectors. Mr. Figura’s extensive transaction experience includes corporate carve-outs, reorganizations, management buy-outs, and private sales.
Aaron Perlmutter, one of Charger’s founding partners, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Aaron to our team. His combination of business acumen, operating experience, and proven track record unlocking value in middle market companies is a perfect fit for our firm’s strategy. Our commitment to the Charger team and limited partners is to build an organization of high caliber, collaborative professionals who enable us to achieve both our investment and cultural objectives. We are confident Aaron will advance these important objectives as a leader on our team.”
Prior to joining OpenGate, Mr. Figura spent time as both a principal investor and investment banker, leading dozens of successful middle market transactions. Throughout his career, Mr. Figura has consistently made significant contributions to his organizations and his portfolio companies.
“I am excited to join Charger’s talented team of investment and value creation professionals,” said Mr. Figura. “I look forward to leveraging Charger’s extensive resources to identify new investment opportunities and to accelerate the growth and operational performance within our portfolio.”
About Charger Investment Partners
Based in El Segundo, California, Charger Investment Partners is a private equity firm that invests in dynamic small and mid-sized companies primarily in the industrial, services, and consumer industries that can benefit from Charger’s partnership and value enhancement expertise. The firm’s principals have decades of experience successfully building market-leading companies utilizing an operationally-focused, flexible capital approach that encompasses a variety of transaction types, including ownership transitions, corporate carve-outs, and recapitalizations. For more information, please refer to the Charger website at www.chargerinv.com.