Southfield Mezzanine Announces Follow-On Investments & Personnel News
GREENWICH, Conn., January 2021 – We are pleased to announce that Southfield Mezzanine has made follow-on unitranche debt and equity investments to support two strategic acquisitions led by RTC Partners. Together with the initial July 2020 investment in Hull & Associates (“Hull”), the acquisitions of HSW Engineering Inc. (“HSW”, based in Tampa, FL) and Duffield Associates, Inc. (“Duffield”, based in Wilmington, DE) will form a national platform that will result in comprehensive environmental, energy, water and civil infrastructure capabilities.
Additionally, Southfield is excited to announce the promotion of Derrick Yu to Vice President and to welcome Ryan Rogers to the firm as an Associate. Derrick joined Southfield in 2016 from HSBC’s Leveraged Finance group with a focus on deal execution. Since then, he has been a key member of the team, progressively taking on portfolio oversight and board responsibilities as well as business development. Ryan joins us from Stellex Capital, an industrials-focused private equity firm, bringing direct investment experience and further bolstering our underwriting resources. He began his career with JP Morgan’s investment banking division and received his B.S. from Georgetown University.