Peak Rock hires Housatonic executive for technology

  • Peak Rock hires former Housatonic principal William Kuntz
  • Kuntz will invest in technology and tech-enabled service sectors
  • Peak Rock closed $700 mln inaugural fund in 2013

 Peak Rock Capital LLC, a middle-market private equity firm based in Austin, Texas, hired William Kuntz as a principal, focused on investing in the technology and tech-enabled service sectors.

Most recently, Kuntz was a principal at Housatonic Partners, where he invested in technology businesses. Prior to joining Housatonic in 2010, Kuntz worked as a vice president at Vance Street Capital for three years and held associate positions with Internet Capital Group and Summit Partners, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Peak Rock closed its inaugural fund at $700 million in September 2013, greatly exceeding its initial target of $400 million. Since the closing, Peak Rock has hired more than 25 investment professionals and made 10 platform investments and numerous add on acquisitions.  Most recently, Peak Rock acquired Berner Food & Beverage LLC, a maker of food products and beverages.

The firm makes equity and debt investments in North American and European companies across a variety of industries with revenues between $50 million and $1 billion. It targets opportunities where it can work with senior management to drive rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change. Peak Rock typically deploys between $20 million and $150 million of firm capital per investment.

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