New York, NY, January 9, 2020 – Spire Capital Partners, a leading small market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Rupali Varma to Principal.
Rupali has been an investment professional at Spire Capital, serving as Associate and Vice President, since joining the firm in 2015. Rupali plays an active role in sourcing and executing transactions in several of Spire’s key investment verticals including business services, information services, education and media. Most recently, Rupali plays a key role in sourcing and executing our Fund III investments in Dynamic Quest and O2B Kids where she serves on the Board of Directors. She previously served as a Board Observer of Lighthouse and Surgent Professional Education.
Prior to joining Spire, Rupali served as an Analyst in the Technology, Media and Communications Investment Banking Group at Citigroup. Rupali received a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Marquette University, where she majored in both accounting and finance.
“Rupali is a talented individual and has earned this promotion through her demonstrated investment judgement, high integrity and key contributions at the firm and as a valued team member for our underlying portfolio company investments” said Andy Armstrong, one of Spire Capital’s Founding Partners.
About Spire Capital
Spire Capital (www.spirecapital.com) is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus on lower middle market companies within the technology-enabled business services, media, communications, and education sectors. Spire Capital was founded on the principle of partnering with management teams to help effectuate the next stage of growth. Spire professionals have a broad array of previous operating, investing, and advisory experience that they leverage to provide portfolio companies with strategic guidance and help execute against business plans to achieve sustained, profitable growth.
Spire Capital is a New York based investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Act of 1940. Market conditions can vary over time and past fund performance does not guarantee future fund results.