Orangewood Partners, a long-term focused private investment firm, has hired private equity investor Eric Engler to the firm as managing director. In this role, he will be involved in sourcing, deal execution and management of Orangewood’s investments.
Prior to joining Orangewood, Mr. Engler spent 11 years at Reservoir Capital Group where he was a senior managing director and a member of the investment committee.
Alan Goldfarb, founder and managing partner of Orangewood, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Eric to Orangewood as we continue to scale our growing platform, expand our talented team, and identify attractive investment opportunities. Eric is a proven investor and brings significant deal sourcing, due diligence and investing expertise across our core sectors and shares our passion for building successful, durable businesses. We look forward to his contributions to Orangewood and are confident he will meaningfully enhance our capabilities and the companies in which we invest.”
Orangewood has also promoted Zach Rosskamm to managing director. Rosskamm joined Orangewood in 2015 and focuses on investments across the consumer, retail, business services, healthcare, real estate, restaurants, and industrials sectors. Rosskamm has played a role on Orangewood’s investments in Exer Urgent Care, ABTB, George Industries and Peaceable Street Capital.
Neil Goldfarb, managing partner, added, “Zach has been integral member of our team for six years and we are proud to recognize his hard work, dedication, and commitment to the firm as well as our portfolio companies. We look forward to his continued success and contributions to Orangewood going forward.”
In March 2021, Orangewood closed Orangewood Fund II LP with more than $200 million in equity commitments as well as approximately $100 million in equity across other vehicles.