March 5, 2020: Azalea Capital is pleased to announce that Will Lucas has been promoted to Principal of the firm. Mr. Lucas joined Azalea in 2010 and has over nine years of experience in private equity investing. His responsibilities include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, supporting transaction due diligence, and working with management teams to [...]
Azalea Capital is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new team members – Ms. Meredith Pflug and Ms. Ginger Carter. Ms. Pflug, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), joins the firm as Chief Compliance Officer and Controller. She is responsible for financial reporting, risk management, and the oversight of all regulatory compliance for Azalea [...]
https://upstatebusinessjournal.com/equity-and-debt-capital-the-2-basic-sources-of-capital-for-your-business/ A common challenge many business owners and entrepreneurs face is raising capital to support an expanding enterprise or selling a portion of their ownership interest to diversify their net worth. This process can be frustrating and time-consuming as entrepreneurs are more familiar with operating their businesses than with raising capital. Armed with the right [...]
Ben Wallace recently spoke with Andy Jones of Private Equity Info about challenges of the lower middle market and offered a glimpse into Azalea's investing approach. To read a summary of their conversation, please visit Private Equity Info: Interview #2 with Azalea Capital's Ben Wallace.
Published to: https://www.axial.net/forum/middle-market-pe-firm-make-first-step-pet-industry/ When Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), Jones Natural Chews’ financial advisor, first reached out to Azalea Capital in late 2015, partner Ben Wallace immediately knew this was an opportunity his fund would aggressively pursue. Jones Natural Chews is a six-generation family-owned business and a producer of natural bones, chews, and treats for dogs [...]