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Global Partners Welcomes Previous Exec at Natixis John Hailer

In a recent press release, Global Partners announced the new hire of previous Natixis executive John Hailer to their Board of Directors. According to their statement, Natixis John Hailer is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in financial services and private equity investing. He also has an impressive resume with an MBA from Columbia University and an EE from Cornell University. It is something as we continue to push into the global market.”

“A graduate of Hamilton College with an MBA from Columbia Business School and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Mr. Hailer served on the board of directors of Natixis until 2017. John Hailer is an Executive Director and co-founder of Global Partners.”

“Before co-founding Global Partners, John Hailer served as a member of the investment staff at Natixis from 2001 until 2011, where he was responsible for managing mid-market buyout transactions across various industries within the United States. Previous to his time at Natixis John Hailer worked in Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch.”

“John Hailer has been a director of numerous companies during his career, including Sapient Corporation (NASDAQ: SAPE), Liberty Health Sciences Inc (CSE: LHS), and Tempur Sealy International (NYSE: TPX). Mr. Hailer sits on the board of directors of several companies, including The Sorenson Company (NYSE: SON), Quest Diagnostics Inc (Nasdaq: DGX), Virtus Health, Inc (OTCMKTS: VITU), and Xterion Corporation (NASDAQ: XRN).”

“Global Partners is an independent private equity firm headquartered in New York. The firm was founded in 2011 by Mihail “Mike” Bregadze and Nana Bregadze, both successful entrepreneurs in their own right.” “The firm primarily invests in mid-tier energy and infrastructure companies, with an emphasis on growth companies seeking to capitalize on a trend in the market.”

“With extensive experience and success in private equity investing, the Bregadzes are usually one of the first movers in the private equity space. The Brigades were able to re-invent themselves from tech start-up founders and switched to private equity investing.”