George Mattson, former Goldman Sachs partner and co-head of the Global Industrials Group, joins Star Mountain as a Strategic Investor and Industry Advisor
NEW YORK, January 24, 2017 – Star Mountain Capital, LLC (“Star Mountain”), a specialized alternative asset manager focused exclusively on the U.S. lower middle-market, is pleased to announce that George Mattson has joined as a Strategic Investor and Industry Advisor.
George Mattson has a distinguished thirty-year history of operating and finance experience, most notably as the former Co-Head of the Global Industrials Group in investment banking, and a Partner, at Goldman Sachs.
Among his current activities as a private investor, Mr. Mattson serves on the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL). Mr. Mattson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
“George is a highly accomplished investor and advisor to businesses both large and small. He will further strengthen our team’s industry analysis and strategic, value-added operating capabilities as an aligned partner across our investment platform,” said Brett Hickey, Star Mountain’s Founder & CEO.
“I am excited to invest both my time and personal capital alongside Star Mountain’s team of accomplished investment professionals which has built a truly differentiated lower middle-market investment business with meaningful competitive advantages with deal flow, underwriting and portfolio management capabilities” said George Mattson. “Star Mountain has taken a long-term view and entrepreneurial approach to developing distinctive value which I look forward to further assisting with.”
ABOUT STAR MOUNTAIN
Investing in the Growth Engine of America ® – Star Mountain Capital is a specialized lower middle-market asset management firm. It has a differentiated business model and “Collaborative Ecosystem” including its three channel approach to investing into small and medium-sized businesses via Direct Investments, Strategic Primary Fund Investments and Secondary Fund Investments.
Star Mountain Charitable Foundation is a New York not-for-profit 501(c)3 focusing its charitable activities on improving lives via a focus on Health & Wellness (including cancer research), Education & Career Development, and Economic Development & Job Creation.