Two New Hires Join the Backcast Team
New York, NY (April 22nd, 2021) — Backcast Partners Management LLC (“Backcast”), a provider of debt and equity capital for both middle market private equity and non-private equity owned companies, is pleased to announce the most recent additions to its team.
Alex Menendez has joined Backcast Partners as an Associate on the investment team. Prior to joining Backcast in 2021, Alex was a Senior Consultant at FTI Consulting, a management consulting firm, where he provided restructuring advisory services to companies, lenders, and other creditors in both out-of-court and in-court workout situations. Prior to FTI, he was an Associate in the Asset Based Lending group at MidCap Financial, where he was responsible for underwriting senior financings to middle-market companies. Mr. Menendez received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia.
Andrea Campisi has joined Backcast Partners as a Senior Support Specialist. Prior to joining Backcast in 2021, Andrea was Director of Administrative Services at NGEN Partners, a private equity firm, where she managed the administrative and project management responsibilities for the firm. Prior to NGEN, Andrea was an Operations Manager at Icon Luxury Group, where she worked closely with clients to manage, coordinate, and execute deals globally. Andrea received a B.A. from Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.
Mark Gudis, Managing Partner at Backcast, said: “the addition of Alex and Andrea to the Backcast team further expands the core competencies and capabilities of the team. In Alex’s case, his nearly five years of experience in lending and working through complex situations will allow him to immediately contribute to the investment team. The hiring of Andrea, with nine years of experience, will enable us to have a dedicated resource to support our research, marketing, and fundraising efforts, in addition to managing our CRM system”.
About Backcast Partners
Formed in 2016, Backcast provides thoughtful and customized capital solutions across the capital stack to middle market companies. The Backcast Managing Partners have been supporting traditional middle market companies for decades. Backcast, with assets under management of over $775 million, targets investment sizes from $10 – $100 million in both sponsored and non-sponsored companies. The firm has offices in New York City, Millburn, NJ, and Los Angeles, CA.