February 5, 2018
Waud Capital Appoints Edward Sohn as Vice President
Chicago, February 5, 2018 –– Waud Capital Partners, a leading growth-oriented middle-market private equity firm with $2.1 billion in capital commitments, today announced the appointment of Edward J. Sohn as Vice President. Mr. Sohn will focus on originating, evaluating and executing investments within the firm’s healthcare services vertical.
With this new hire, Waud Capital has expanded its team to over 35 professionals across its investment, human capital, business development, finance and investor relations teams.
David Neighbours, Partner at Waud Capital, commented, “Edward’s addition further enhances the capabilities of our established healthcare services team. His collective transaction experience and strong academic background strengthens our ability to find the best platform assets and supports our disciplined investment approach to identifying new platforms for growth. We look forward to his contributions to the team as we execute our proven strategy and continue to grow the firm.”
Mr. Sohn brings 12 years of private equity and management consulting experience to Waud Capital. Previously, Mr. Sohn served as a Vice President of Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, where he was responsible for originating, evaluating and executing private equity transactions in industrials and business services. Prior to Nautic, he was a management consultant in Oliver Wyman’s Health and Life Sciences practice, serving senior executives of companies such as Pfizer, Merck, Aetna, and various Blues plans.
Mr. Sohn holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a magna cum laude thesis, along with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Harvard College, where he graduated cum laude.
About Waud Capital Partners
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $2.1 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital partners with exceptional management teams to build market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business and technology services. Since its founding, Waud Capital has successfully completed more than 230 investments, including platform companies and follow-on opportunities.
For additional information on Waud Capital, visit www.waudcapital.com.
For Further Information:
Business Development Contact:
David Prendergast, Vice President – Business Development (Healthcare Services)
Meghan Slentz, Director – Investor Relations
Nick Rust, Prosek Partners