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BOSTON, July 25, 2018 – Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, today announced that it has strengthened its management team with the promotion of Jennifer Roach Pacini to Vice President.

“As we continue to grow our firm and invest in branded consumer businesses, we are also committed to developing our management team at this exciting time for Yellow Wood,” said Dana Schmaltz, Founding Partner of Yellow Wood Partners.  “Jennifer is a highly talented team member who has provided meaningful contributions to the partnership, and she exemplifies Yellow Wood’s culture and investment philosophy.”

Ms. Roach Pacini joined Yellow Wood in 2014 as an Associate and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2016.  She was named a Mergers & Acquisitions’ Rising Star of Private Equity in July 2018.  Previously, Ms. Roach Pacini was a Senior Analyst at economic consulting firm Analysis Group, where she provided economic, financial, and strategy consulting to Fortune 500 companies and leading law firms in the context of complex litigation.  Prior to Analysis Group, she worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in the Commercial Banking Division.  Ms. Roach Pacini received her B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Rochester. 

About Yellow Wood Partners

Yellow Wood Partners is a Boston-based private investment firm that invests exclusively in the consumer industry in the middle market.  The firm seeks to acquire branded consumer products across a variety of channels including mass, drug, food, specialty, club and e-commerce. Yellow Wood’s success in driving growth and operational efficiencies is based on the team’s combination of investment expertise and complementary marketing, sales, finance, operations, and international skills which creates strong partnerships with the management teams of portfolio companies.  For more information, please visit www.yellowwoodpartners.com.

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