Chicago, IL-based Pritzker Group Private Capital hired Ryan Roberts as investment partner and co-head of the group’s services team, which focuses on investing in and operating companies in various industries within the services sector.
Roberts joins the investing and operating teams at Pritzker Group with more than 15 years of leadership and investment experience.
He brings to the firm his ability to invest across the services sector, including tech-enabled platforms.
Most recently, Roberts was a director on the technology, media and telecom services team for Madison Dearborn Partners, where he oversaw more than $8 billion in U.S. and international transactions.
Previously, he served as an associate specializing in business, IT and communications services investments for Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a New York-based private equity firm.
Before that, Roberts was an analyst for Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.
Based in Chicago, he and operating partner Gregg Kaplan will co-lead Pritzker Group Private Capital’s services team in their efforts to source, invest in and oversee its investments. Pritzker Group Private Capital’s existing services companies include Peco Pallet, a North American leader in pallet rental services and logistics; Entact, an environmental remediation and geotechnical construction services company; and Entertainment Cruises, a dining cruise company.