Jack McCarthy is a Managing Partner and Founder of A&M Capital. Previously, Jack was a Managing Director and National Practice Leader of Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Advisory Group, which serves both private equity sponsors and certain strategic investors. From 2008-2010 Mr. McCarthy served on assignment as Head of Principal Investments & Private Equity for Lehman Brothers Holdings with overall responsibility for the estate’s private equity partnerships, direct equity investments and stakes in third party private equity / hedge funds, in total amounting to nearly $20 billion in invested capital.
From 1996-2005, Mr. McCarthy was a Partner and member of the founding team and investment committee of BA Capital Partners Europe (BACPE), Bank of America’s European focused middle market private equity partnership. His primary responsibilities included originating, assessing, executing and managing mid-cap buyout and growth capital investments across the European marketplace. While with BACPE, he led deal teams on investments in Germany, Spain, Sweden, France, Hungary and the UK. Prior to joining BACPE, Mr. McCarthy was with BA Securities, Inc. (1993-1995) and Continental Bank (1991-1993), where he focused on corporate finance advisory and equity/debt capital raising mandates.
He was formerly a director of PureStar Linen Group and Centerra Services, LLC and a board member of ProAmpac and is currently a director of CNSI, GS Foods Group and Pritchard Industries.
Mr. McCarthy holds an MBA, with concentrations in finance and international business, from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business and a BA in finance and accounting from Central Michigan University.