GREENWICH, CT January 11, 2012 — Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, announced today the promotion of Antonio Miranda from Principal to Managing Director.
“Since joining Littlejohn in 2004 Tony has assumed increasing responsibilities and has demonstrated his ability to build value and work effectively with management teams at our portfolio companies. We are pleased to recognize his talent and contributions to the firm with this promotion,” said Michael Klein, CEO of Littlejohn.
Brian Ramsay, President of Littlejohn, added, “Tony is an excellent example of the caliber of our investment talent at Littlejohn. He has been involved in a number of key transactions, helping us acquire companies, strengthening their operations and realizing value on those investments. He strengthens our overall strategy of investing in challenging situations and we will continue to rely on him to help identify, evaluate and execute acquisition and investment opportunities in his expanded role.”
Commenting on his new position, Mr. Miranda, said, “Angus Littlejohn and Michael Klein have recently taken steps to realign the senior management of the firm as part of a long term strategy to ensure Littlejohn’s continued success. I am very pleased the firm has placed their confidence in me and am proud to be a part of the firm’s future.”
Mr. Miranda joined Littlejohn in 2004. Prior to that, he served as an associate at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. where he evaluated, structured, and monitored private equity investments. He was also a financial analyst at J.P. Morgan & Co. in their investment banking division. Mr. Miranda received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an A.B. with honors from Harvard College.