NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC (“Blue Wolf”), a New York-based private equity firm, today named Natalie Marjancik as a Partner of the firm, announced the promotions of James Shovlin to Principal and David Meyers and Jordan Fong to Senior Associate and expanded Kate Spaziani’s role to Director of Government Affairs and Communications.
“We are delighted to welcome Natalie as our newest Partner and to recognize the significant value she brings to the firm and its portfolio companies,” said Jeremy Kogler, Managing Partner at Blue Wolf. “We also are pleased to extend well-deserved promotions and role expansions to four team members, James, Kate, David and Jordan. Over the past year, thanks to our team’s collective experience, market knowledge and core competencies, Blue Wolf has successfully navigated a challenging global environment. We are proud of our performance and look forward to continued success.”
“I am honored to take on this expanded role and join Blue Wolf’s talented, long-standing group of partners,” said Ms. Marjancik. “Since first becoming acquainted with Blue Wolf nearly a decade ago, I’ve been impressed by the depth and investment discipline of the team, and I look forward to continue building on the firm’s proven track record of investment and operational excellence.”
Ms. Marjancik joined Blue Wolf in March 2022 as Managing Director, Capital Markets, bringing significant expertise in complex, multi-dimensional financing strategies. Prior to joining Blue Wolf, Ms. Marjancik spent almost 13 years at Lincoln International focusing on capital and debt advisory. During her time there, Ms. Marjancik served as a key advisor to corporate and private equity clients, including Blue Wolf, on the structuring and arranging of debt financings across multiple sectors, including, among others, industrials, consumer, business services and healthcare. She also assessed and rendered opinions on companies’ debt capacities and various corporate transactional matters, including financing terms and structures available to borrowers. Prior to that, Ms. Marjancik practiced corporate law at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she advised on domestic and cross-border capital raising transactions, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Ms. Marjancik received a B.S. with honors from Purdue University, a M.B.A. with honors from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law.
Mr. Shovlin joined Blue Wolf in 2015 and most recently served as Vice President. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Wolf portfolio companies C&C Forest Products, The State Group, Vicksburg Forest Products, and Welch & Rushe. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shovlin was an Analyst in the Restructuring group at Guggenheim Securities. He received a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Spaziani joined Blue Wolf in 2021 as Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining the firm, she spent more than seven years at the NewYork-Presbyterian hospital system, serving as Vice President of Communications, External Affairs, and Federal Relations, and worked in both the US House and Senate as a senior staff member. Ms. Spaziani received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Duke University and a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.
Mr. Meyers joined Blue Wolf in 2020 and most recently served as an Associate. Previously he was an Analyst in the Restructuring group at Perella Weinberg Partners. Mr. Meyers received a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honors in Investment Management from McGill University.
Mr. Fong joined Blue Wolf in 2021 and most recently served as an Associate. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Analyst in the Industrials Mergers & Acquisitions investment banking group at Rothschild & Co. Mr. Fong received a B.A. in Economics from Hamilton College.
About Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital is a private equity firm that invests in buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth capital opportunities in middle market companies. The firm focuses on making control investments and works collaboratively to generate returns through operational and strategic experience. Blue Wolf manages challenging situations and complex relationships between business, customers, employees, unions, and regulators with the goal of building value for stakeholders. For additional information, please visit www.bluewolfcapital.com.